The measurement of central corneal thickness (CCT) plays an important role not only in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, but also in screening for LASIK Candidacy, Keratoconus, and LRI Surgery. Ultrasound Pachymetry considered to be the most accurate method with accuracy +/-5Micron. Sonomed Escalon offers variety of ultrasound pachymeters from Handheld GoVu, to Combination PacScan Plus and VuPad Systems.
Every resident of Salus Eye Institute understands the importance of ultrasonic examination. Doctor Pfeiffer guiding students on how to perform basic ultrasound examination and helps them to understand the geometry and physics.
B-scan ultrasonography is especially helpful in children as a detailed and meticulous examination may not always be possible; B-scan does not require any sedation or additional anesthesia, it lends itself to use in children. Furthermore, it can be easily performed and is rapidly learnt
The Eye Institute (TEI), located a few miles from the Elkins Park campus in Philadelphia, is the clinical training site for students in the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. At TEI, students treat patients who range from infants to seniors and are exposed to a wide range of eye diseases and conditions not typically encountered. Students are able to collaborate with optometrists, ophthalmologists, opticians, and optometric technicians to deliver the highest quality of eye car
Children are susceptible to a host of vision and eye problems such as injury, infection and increased nearsightedness. One of 20 children ages 3 to 5 has a vision problem that could result in permanent vision loss if left untreated. Despite this unsettling statistics, 80 percent of preschoolers do not receive an eye screening. Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month encourages parents to learn how to protect their child’s eyesight and save their child’s eyesight from