Specialist lenses that can help improve the vision of people with Macular Degeneration
Wet and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration are conditions that affect the macular area of your retina (the bit at the back your eye that receives light and sends electrical impulses to the optic nerve). The damage can cause vision loss, typically in the centre of your vision – exactly where you are focusing. This can severely impact on your quality of life.
E-scoop lenses provide an innovative solution to this; they effectively change the angle at which light enters eye, so it is focused on a healthy bit of your retina. This won’t remove the blurred or blacked-out area of your vision, but it can move it to a non-central part of your field of vision, significantly improving your eyesight and your ability to continue doing everyday tasks, such as reading.
These benefits can also improve the vision of patients with glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
E-scoop lenses have a number of features that can make them the right solution for some patients with AMD, glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy:
E-scoop lenses don’t work for everyone; we’ll provide a no-pressure environment for you to decide whether they are right for you. If they are, our expert Dispensing Opticians and Lab Technicians will make sure you have E-scoop lenses that are tailored to best match your needs so you enjoy the best possible improvement in your vision.
"The very first thing I noticed was no hard sell. My mother has macular degeneration and we went to enquire about the E-Scoop lenses. If anyone has this condition, please go along for a demonstration. My mother was overwhelmed with the results when these were fitted to her existing glasses and raised her vision from 5/10 to 8/10. I only hope that eventually every optician and consultant will advise patients that this is available at reasonable cost and could, in most cases, increase vision for people with this disease."