Optical Coherence Tomography Scanner (OCT)

Optical Coherence Tomography Scanner (OCT) Stockton

Optical Coherence Tomography Scanner (OCT) uses light waves to create detailed images of underlying retinal structures. Using this scanner, doctors can more specifically diagnose, treat and manage glaucoma and retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Why We’ve Invested in OCT

  • The advanced OCT technology provides detailed images of the retina not observable by any other means.
  • This non-contact, non-invasive tool can lead to earlier confirmation of damage so doctors can provide earlier treatment.
  • The scanner produces high-resolution (10 times greater resolution than any other technique available), cross-sectional images of the retina.
  • This equipment does not require injections or exposure to painful, high-intensity light, which means improved patient comfort and safety.

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If you would like to learn more about Optical Coherence Tomography Scanner (OCT) call 1-800-244-9907 to make an appointment at Central Valley Eye Medical Group.

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Dear Friends,

We at Central Valley Eye hope you and your families are well. During these uncertain times, we are taking all necessary precautions to keep patients and staff healthy as COVID-19 infections continue to rise. We are following CDC and American Academy of Ophthalmology guidelines, including extra diligent cleaning, and disinfecting around the office. Our waiting rooms have been reconfigured to allow more distance between chairs, and we are turning away all non-urgent patients who are symptomatic with cough or fever.

In keeping with government and institutional guidelines, as well as to promote the practice of "staying at home," we are implementing new restrictions. Starting March 20th, we will be limiting our clinic only to patients with eye conditions that could permanently threaten vision if not addressed within two months. This means that many appointments will need to be rescheduled. Additionally, some of our office locations may be closed on certain days, as patient volumes are expected to decrease significantly. If you are unsure whether to come in for your visit, please call us.

The clinic is also establishing a telemedicine service to address eye problems that are less urgent, which can be managed over the phone by a physician.

The doctors at Central Valley Eye will not be performing any non-urgent surgeries until further notice. Our surgery coordinators will be contacting patients to reschedule the surgeries that need to be postponed.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 209-952-3700.

Warmest regards,

Brandy Simpson
Practice Manager
Central Valley Eye Medical Group, Inc.

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