1. Specsavers store's state-of-the-art investment in diagnostic scanner could be real sight-saver

    Specsavers store's state-of-the-art investment in diagnostic scanner could be real sight-saver

    A DERBY optician has invested in a revolutionary piece of diagnostic equipment which could help to save the sight of local residents. Specsavers in Crown Walk Shopping Centre, Derby, has taken delivery of an advanced eye scanning system, which can be used on all ages to help detect eye conditions such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. What's more, the store will offer this service completely free of charge. The Topcon 3D Optical Coherence Tomography system (OCT) is similar to ultrasound but uses light instead of sound waves to penetrate a medium and create a picture from ...

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    1. We used to have to refer customers to hospitals or specialist eye units for an OCT scan, So it's great to be able to offer the service in store, hopefully cutting down the time customers may have to spend elsewhere.
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