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Diabetic? Tis new test could save your sight


Buchanan Optometrists in Snodland has taken a huge step  eye disease, investing in one      scanners in the UK which helps to diagnose those with diabetic eye disease sooner than ever, leading to earlier treatment and    complications.


• Prevent sight loss from diabetes with Buchanan Optometrists new eye scanner.


• The only Spectralis OCT-A Scanner in Kent and one of only two in the UK.


• With early detection and treatment, the chances of sight loss is reduced for 9 out of 10 patients.


   eye is the only transparent organ in the body, meaning we can see blood vessels without having to open the body up. Until now we have used retinal photographs or 3D eye scans to detect retinal changes, but in many cases, the damage is already done by the time it is spotted. Our        changes far sooner by scanning      retinal vessels.’  cases of diabetic retinopathy     angiography (a similar diagnostic technique) in the hospital, which involves injecting


dye but carries serious risks of anaphylactic shock. Thankfully 


a Alisdair Buchanan unveils the new SPECTRALIS® OCT A


    Buchanan Optometrists does not require a dye injection and is   scanner is hailed as a revolution in diabetic eye care, spotting changes as small as a 1/1000th millimetre, detecting retinopathy far earlier than before, you feel no discomfort, and it takes just seconds. Now all people with diabetes can access the very best detection and monitoring techniques without the need for unpleasant side effects.


• Over 4 million people in the UK have diabetes.


• 1 million people have it but don’t know.


• 40% of type 1 diabetes & 20% of type 2 diabetes will develop sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy.


Mr Buchanan


unveiling of a new scanner     practice as one of the highlights of his career.


describes the Buchanan House,


56 Malling Road, Snodland, Kent, ME6 5NB


Maidstone East July 2018 9


      revolutionise care for all diabetic     it is a joy to be able to detect changes early


sight loss where just a year ago the same patients would have suffered damaged


and prevent


unnecessary and invasive tests and treatments.’      history of or are concerned about your eyes book in for     


vision or


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