COMPREHENSIVE EYE EXAM

Comprehensive Eye ExamsA thorough eye examination is just the beginning…

Our friendly receptionists are the first smiling faces you’ll see when you visit our office. To complement our modern facilities our knowledgeable visual testing team works with the latest technologies to best assess the health of your eyes. Next you’ll meet one of Dr. Kettner, Dr. Westfall or Dr. Gautier. They will complete the exam by inspecting your eyes, discussing eye care solutions and addressing all of your questions. When you visit our office you will leave completely satisfied and confident with our doctors, staff and services!

With our years of experience in diagnosing and treating vision disorders such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, amblyopia, presbyopia, cataracts, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy the iSight team is equipped to provide appropriate therapeutic medical eye care.

Interested in trying contact lenses? At iSight Optometry our doctors will find the right lens for your eyes. We also offer contact lens assessments for current contact lens wearers. Our doctors will make sure you are achieving the best vision possible in the most comfortable and healthy lenses available. We are equipped with a wide selection of contact lens brands and designs. In addition to soft contact lenses, we have vast experience in fitting specialty lenses including RGPs, semi-scleral, scleral, and keratoconic lenses.
Early detection is crucial to maintaining good vision and healthy eyes. Your optometrist works closely with both family physicians and ophthalmologists to provide you with the best managed care. Common ocular conditions that are screened for, monitored and managed include glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, keratoconus, retinal detachments or disease.
When it comes to your child’s vision, what could be more important? One in five children has a vision disorder. Not knowing any differently, many of these children accept poor vision and other eye ailments as normal. If left unchecked, serious long-term effects can result.

Children should have their first complete eye exam at six months of age, at three years, before entering school and regularly thereafter.

At iSight Optometry, we are completely equipped to test your child’s eyes even if he/she does not know how to read. Vision screenings offered by family doctors and the school district are a great tool in detecting certain eye conditions, but a full examination of visual function and ocular health by an optometrist provides a much better indication of overall eye health. Many serious eye conditions don’t have any obvious symptoms. A thorough eye exam by an optometrist is the only way to know for sure

Do you have a red or painful eye? Are you noticing a sudden increase in floaters? Are you experiencing a sudden decrease or loss of vision? Contact us. iSight Optometry is proud to offer emergency eye care. Our optometrists will promptly assess your eyes. They work closely with the local ophthalmologists and can expedite the referral process should you require further treatment.
Thinking of having laser vision correction? We provide pre-operative evaluation and post-operative care for refractive surgery. We work closely with your ophthalmologist to ensure your eyes achieve the best outcome possible.
Dry eyes are extremely prevalent for people living in the Okanagan. Symptoms of dry eye can range from mild irritation to decrease vision and corneal damage. We offer several dry eye therapies including nutraceuticals, topical therapy (prescription and non-prescription products), punctual plugs and Restasis®.
Our optometrists work closely with your family physician and/or ophthalmologist to screen for and manage conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, auto-immune disease (ie. rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, lupus), patients taking high-risk medications (ie. Plaquenil®, prednisone).
iSight Optometry is fully equipped for all professional licensing visual testing (as required for driver’s license, professional licensing tests such as RCMP and pilot)

 

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY

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The optomap ultra-widefield retinal image is a unique technology that captures more than 80% of your retina in one panoramic image while traditional imaging methods typically only show 15% of your retina at one time. The Optomap Retinal Exam scans your retina to create a picture or map, giving your doctor a more detailed view. It is fast, easy and comfortable. The Optomap Retinal Exam helps identify healthy eyes and detects the presence of disease. These retinal images are a great asset to your medical record as they allow your eye doctor to make important comparisons if potential problems show themselves at a future examination.

Reading the letter chart gives a measure of vision when looking straight ahead, however it is also important to know if peripheral vision is normal.

Visual field tests are used to check that each eye can see well in all areas of your eyesight including your side, or peripheral, vision. At iSight Optometry we have sophisticated equipment to analyse the sensitivity of the field of vision. Eye conditions such as glaucoma reduce the sensitivity of parts of the visual field and perhaps surprisingly most patients are completely unaware of these changes until the condition progresses to an advanced stage. Patients who have suffered from a stroke can also have loss of a part of the visual field.
Some other conditions which may cause a loss of visual field: Glaucoma, Stroke, Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), Retinal Detachment, Optic nerve damage, Vascular disease, Head Trauma, Brain Tumour

iSight Optometry offers Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in office. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina.

With OCT, each of the retina’s distinctive layers can be seen, allowing our doctors to map and measure their thickness. These measurements help with early detection, diagnosis and treatment guidance for retinal diseases and conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and glaucoma among others. The test is easy to conduct and the scan only takes a few seconds to complete.

Corneal topography is a medical imaging technique for mapping the cornea three-dimensionally, This can assist in the diagnosis and treatment of a number of conditions including keratoconus, corneal warpage, and dry eye. This technology can also be used to accurately fit specialty contact lenses.
Our slit lamp allows our office to take digital photos of the front of the eye (referred to as the anterior segment) to photo document and monitor anterior segment diseases.

At iSight Optometry we now conduct pre-screening tests prior to an eye examination.

These tests are conducted by one of our trained Optical Assistants and use automated equipment to take measurements from each eye. These sophisticated instruments measure central corneal curvature and thickness, refractive error (the amount of long or short sightedness), and the pressure in the eye (with a puff of air). The tests are straightforward, painless and only take a few minutes to do and assist the optometrist to complete a thorough eye examination.

 

 

VISION PRODUCTS

Services/Care
On site edging lab, allows you to use your new favorite frame or your old favorite frame.
When accidents happen we save the day with frame repairs including soldering. As well as complimentary nosepads and  adjustments.
Our 5 licensed opticians take the time to listen and understand your visual needs. With over 100 years of combined experience, you will receive expert care and advice. We will surpass your expectations as we take care of you and your eye wear.Fit, function, and fashion.

Warranty
Some places have too many rules. We don’t like rules. We are different. As life happens some issues with your frame and lenses will fall outside the traditional “manufacturer’s warranty”.  With iSight you won’t sweat it, we will take care of the problem no matter the situation for two years.

Products
We carry the latest in lens technology from Eyence, Zeiss, Essilor, and Nikon. This includes digital progressives and single vision lenses which offer you the widest fields of view and the best possible vision. Now’s the time to try the new signature 7 transitions lens. Available in grey, brown, and new graphite green. Protect your eyes with our extensive collection of sunwear from Oakley and Maui Jim. Our frame lines include great brands: Coach, Lafont, Bebe, Chloe, Gucci, Oga, Spy, Oakley, Hugo Boss, Cogan …….and many more

iSight Optometry is proud to offer a wide selection of contact lens brands and designs.

Soft Contact lenses: In addition to contact lenses for near- and far-sightedness, we offer contact lenses for astigmatism.
If you thought the need for reading glasses (presbyopia) meant the end of contact lenses, think again. At iSight Optometry we offer multifocal contact lenses which allows you to once again see clearly in the distance, near and everywhere in between. We offer a variety of contact lens options including daily lenses, bi-weekly and monthly soft contact lenses.

Rigid Gas Permeable (RGP), semi-scleral, scleral and keratoconic contact lenses: Our doctors have many years of experience in fitting RGP and specialty custom contact lenses. We work with complex eye problems and specialty contact lenses routinely. Technology such as corneal topography assists us in determining and monitoring the corneal health and shape.

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