Posted on 30th April 2020
If you have an issue with your eye, while we aren’t able to see you in person, we might suggest you send us images for us to take a look at. It is important that the images are the best possible quality so we can get a good impression of your issue.
Here are some handy tips on how to take photos that you can send to your optometrist. Please also watch the accompanying video which should also help guide you.
Taking the photo yourself:
These are the six photos we require:
If someone else is taking the photo:
If you have someone who is able to take the photo for you, this may be the easier option for you. The process will be similar to above but without the mirror. The photographer should go through the same steps, with a zoom of about 2.5x, taking the six photos above.
Is it a good photo?
If the photos are out of focus, please try taking them again. If you are unable to take a good photo, please phone us and we can chat through to see where you might be going wrong.
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