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What is Orbscan / Topography / Topolyzer?
This term mind sound unfamiliar to you, because it is widely known as topography and topolyzer. So, we
are good with the names now, let’s dig into what these terms mean. All these terms refer to a heath
process of cornea. This health process is evaluated through the help of imaging. The whole point of
conducting this test is to determine the health of the cornea. It monitors its thickness, the shape of it
and other general analyses required.
No matter where you go, every eye expert has this tool – because it’s known to be the best tool to
conduct a diagnosis. Doctors and eye specialists around the globe are using this to judge the various
kinds of eye problems. This instrument gives very clear results, explaining the condition of the cornea.
How is Orbscan performed?
Orbscan is eye equipment and this equipment consists of a camera and an element that projects a ring
directly into the cornea. These rings that are projected towards the cornea, are used to measure the
health of the cornea. It is recommended that the health should not go below a certain limit. You
enhance your knowledge further; the average cornea is approximately 500 microns thick.
Sometimes, when the cornea is not in the right shape, there’s a whole procedure followed to bring it back into shape. The procedure is widely known as LASIK which helps in bringing back the cornea to its normal shape.