OCT - basic examination (macular)
Referral: Not required
Age range: Depends on the doctor - please check the doctor's business card for details
Waiting time for the result: Result available immediately after the test.
OCT - basic examination (macular)150zł
- Ophthalmologic examination may require pupil dilation - Patient sees worse for about 2-3 hours after the examination.
During this time, he should not drive or perform activities that require correct vision.
- Zapping the drops may cause watery eyes - for the patient's safety and comfort, it is recommended to wash off eye makeup before counseling.
Description of the study
OCT - primary (macular) examination is imaging of retinal structures. During OCT examination, a coherent (coherent) light beam is used, which provides an extremely high resolution of the image obtained - up to ten times greater than during ultrasound of the eye. The result can be compared with a histological image of the retina.
Course of the examination: To visualize the relevant area on the fundus, the patient is asked to direct his or her gaze in different directions. Periodically, the patient may be asked to refrain from blinking. It may be necessary to dilate the pupils with drops - this is decided by the doctor. The examination is painless, the light beam with which the camera takes measurements is completely safe for the eye.