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Measurement of macular pigment thickness


Age related macular degeneration can effect many adults and it is key that it is detected early. At Martyn Kemp Opticians we are pleased to have a revolutionary instrument, which measures the thickness of the pigment that protects the macular at the back of the eye.

The MPOD can predict is a person is likely to be at risk of developing age related macular degeneration (AMD) in middle or old age.

At Martyn Kemp Opticians we have a MPOD, which is a revolutionary ophthalmic instrument for measuring the thickness of the pigment that protects the macula, at the back of the eye.

The macula is that part of the eye that gives us clear central vision. Macular degeneration is when cells of the macula become damaged by prolonged exposure to ultra-violet or blue light, or by a person’s heavy smoking. You can read more about AMD here.

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