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Hill Country Vision Center - Fredericksburg recommends optomap retinal imaging as part of your comprehensive eye exam.

We are thrilled to provide optomap to our patients in Hill Country Vision Center - Fredericksburg! By adding optomap to your comprehensive eye exam, you are facilitating better eye health for you and your loved ones.

What is optomap Retinal Imaging?

Your retina (located in the back of your eye) is the only place in the body where blood vessels can be seen directly. This means that in addition to eye conditions, signs of other diseases (for example, stroke, heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes) can also be seen in the retina. Early signs of these conditions can show on your retina long before you notice any changes to your vision or feel pain. While eye exams generally include a look at the front of the eye to evaluate health and prescription changes, a thorough screening of the retina is critical to verify that your eye is healthy. Early detection means successful treatments can be administered and reduces the risk to your sight and health.

Getting an optomap image is fast, painless, and comfortable. Nothing touches your eye at any time. It is suitable for the whole family. To have the exam, you simply look into the device one eye at a time (like looking through a keyhole) and you will see a flash of light to let you know the image of your retina has been taken. The image capture takes less than half a second and you can view it with your eye care provider.

optomap is a cutting-edge retinal imaging technology that provides a 200-degree view of the retina and unlike traditional eye exams, where your doctor can only view a small portion of the retina at a time, this larger, single-capture view enables your eye care professional to detect, diagnose, and treat eye conditions and diseases at the earliest stages.

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What are the Benefits of optomap Imaging?

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optomap imaging technology is setting a new standard for preventive eye health measures.

Early Detection of Eye Conditions

With its expansive view, optomap imaging can identify signs of eye diseases such as nevi “eye freckles”, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration more easily.

Part of your Medical Health Record

Unlike traditional retinal exams, optomap can be saved to your medical record for future comparisons.

Protection even with no visual complaints

Recent studies have shown that doctors who use optomap imaging, are seeing retinal pathology 97% of the time in patients who have no vision complaints.


4 Reasons to Add optomap to Your Comprehensive Eye Exam

  • Comprehensive Health Insights

    Beyond eye health, this type of imaging can reveal indicators of systemic diseases, including potential risks for stroke and cardiovascular disease, offering a window into your overall well-being.

  • Efficiency and Comfort

    The eye exam is quick, painless, and comfortable for patients of all ages. optomap is complementary to dilation, and your eye care provider will determine if you require both.

  • A Foundation for Preventative Care

    The optomap retinal imaging device is crucial in preventative health care by facilitating early detection of both ocular and systemic conditions. Helping to safeguard not just your vision but your overall eye health.

  • A Key Component of Comprehensive Eye Care

    Incorporating the optomap device into our practice is part of our commitment to providing our patients with the highest standard of eye care. This technology complements our range of services, from routine eye exams to more in-depth care, ensuring you receive a thorough and accurate eye health assessment.

Getting your eyes checked regularly is important for maintaining good eye health. optomap imaging can help detect potential eye problems early on and give you a more informed understanding of your eye health. So, whether you're experiencing symptoms or just due for your regular eye checkup, make an appointment for the optomap eye exam.


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- Jun. 14, 2024
Friendly and knowledgeable staff
- Jun. 13, 2024
Everyone was positive and happy!!
- May. 30, 2024
Staff has always been GREAT and VERY NICE!
- May. 07, 2024
Great Service
- Apr. 28, 2024
They are the Very Best in Fredericksburg!!!
- Apr. 22, 2024
Dr. Blaker is very caring and listens to my concerns and needs. I appreciate being seen promptly an... d their services are always very thorough.
- Apr. 07, 2024
They treated me with respect and kindness. And my family and I love Dr. Kroeger.
- Apr. 05, 2024
While on a visit to Frederickburg, my glasses broke. I stopped in and Elsa was able to help me selec... t new frames that worked with my existing lenses. (My lenses were new, my frame was very old). The team got me all set in 30 minutes with new glasses and even adjusted my sunglasses while I was there. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. It’s a great business!
- Apr. 03, 2024
Great experience with Dr. Kroeger and the staff at Hill Country Vision. It’s reassuring to feel c... onfident about your eye health provider.
- Mar. 20, 2024
We were in Fredericksburg on vacation, I accidentally sat on my glasses and thought i might have dam... aged them beyond repair. But i stopped in here and they made them almost as good as new within minutes! Free of charge! Excellent customer service and if i lived here, they would definitely get my business.
- Mar. 18, 2024
My familys first experience going to a eye doctor and we loved it Very patient, nice and polite staf... f. I would highly recommend and most definitely be going back. Thank you all!!
- Jan. 23, 2024
Dr. Kroger is very thorough and caring. The staff is very efficient and friendly.
- Jan. 19, 2024
Great service at Hill Country Vision
- Dec. 14, 2023
Very good service the people know what their job is and get it done
- Dec. 04, 2023
Overall a wonderful experience with my thorough eye exam with Dr. Blaker. Staff assisting with glas... ses selection were also knowledgeable and very helpful.
- Nov. 06, 2023
I recently had eye surgery and found that I still couldn’t see clearly. I was told that it was all... in my head. I immediately made an appointment with Dr Blaker who listened to my concerns and was able to find a prescription to fit me. I can now see clearly and am so very grateful for Dr Blaker and Staff for their caring and professional support. Thank you!
- Oct. 12, 2023
Very helpful staff and good variety of glasses to choose from.
- Oct. 03, 2023
Great experience! The entire staff is extremely helpful and professional!
- Sep. 16, 2023
Very friendly staff.
- Sep. 11, 2023
Great service. Was able to get an appointment quickly. However, I wasn’t offered a contact fitting... , even though I was charged for it. I will call the office to inform them of this. I feel confident this will be remedied quickly and professionally. All the staff provides great customer service.

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Schedule Your Comprehensive Eye Exam, Including optomap, Today

Take advantage of the benefits of this cutting-edge technology. Contact Hill Country Vision Center - Fredericksburg in Fredericksburg to schedule your optomap eye exam and experience the difference. Our team is here to answer any questions and guide you through the process.

Take the first step towards comprehensive eye health and see the world more clearly through the lens of optomap technology.