Why Visit Maa Eyecare For Your Eye Test?
If you’re looking for a specialist opticians that provides exceptional eye care and examination services, you’ve come to the right place. At Maa Eyecare we pride ourselves in being one of the most thorough opticians for eye tests – giving all patients a detailed and personalised eye exam.
Clinical excellence and innovation underlies everything we do at Maa Eyecare. As a patient, you can rest assured your eye health and vision is in good hands, and our eye tests will ensure you get the best possible results to look after your sight. 8 out of 10 new customers said recommendation was their main reason for coming to see us.
Eye Examinations For All Ages
We cater our eye exams to all age groups, in order to give you the best possible experience. We pride ourselves in delivering a life-long service that ensures our patient’s vision is carefully monitored and cared for at every stage of life. With our dedicated expertise and in-depth examinations, you and your family can rest assured your eye health and visual performance is in good hands.
Visual Stress Assessment
As an accredited visual stress test centre, we can provide not only the screening test, but also the overlays and tinted lenses to the specific requirements.
Coloured overlays aim to reduce Visual Stress, the perceptual distortions experienced whilst reading text. This can increase reading fluency and speed, reduce headaches and increase the duration of comfortable reading. The symptoms can occur despite normal vision.
Approximately 5% of the population are severely affected by Visual Stress and 20% to a lesser degree.
Visual Stress is found to exist in many conditions including:
- Photosensitive Migraine
- Photosensitive Epilepsy
- movement of print
- blurring of print
- letters changing shape or size
- letters fading or becoming darker
- patterns appearing, sometimes describes as “worms” or “rivers” running through print
- illusions of colour – blobs of colour on the page or colours surrounding letters or words
- rapid tiring
- headache or eyestrain
- moving closer to or away from page
- becoming restless
- using finger as a marker
- skipping words and lines
- rubbing eyes and blinking excessively
- low self esteem
Visual Perceptual Distortion
Visual perceptual distortions can be the experience of any combination; of blurring, movement, doubling, shadows, flickering, seeing shapes, lines or colours when attempting to read text.