iPhone Modification Allows Easier Demodex Diagnosis

Taping one or more discarded IOLs to a smartphone creates a quick and reliable screening tool well-suited for remote, underserved areas.

AI, Experts in Agreement on AMD Disease Activity

An autonomous system could play a key role in easing pressure on providers from an increasing number of patients expected in the future.

Next-gen Self-tonometer Cleared by FDA

The iCare Home2 allows IOP measurements to be taken even when a patient is lying down.

AMD Screening: There’s (Going to Be) an App for That

A real-time, at-home detection method for mobile devices may give patients a better chance of earlier diagnosis.

Many Seniors Miss Out on Assistive Apps for Low Vision

A clinical trial found that rather than being unwilling to use them, most elderly patients are simply unaware that these tools exist.

AI May Make Cataract Surgery Safer

Real-time, computer-generated feedback during procedures helps ophthalmologists prevent complications, study shows.

Use OCT-A to Confirm Macular Neovascularization in CSCR

Once an elevated RPE is observed, this technology allows for further evaluation of a patient’s disease status.

New Smartphone Optic Nerve Analyzer Catches Disease

The proof-of-concept platform uses deep neural networks to identify ONH changes with 97% accuracy, study finds.

Portable Visual Field Analyzer Shows Promise

The VisuAll demonstrated results comparable to SAP and may reduce the chances of patient-dependent artifacts.

New Language Options Enhance AMD Screenings

You can now conduct dark adaptation testing in seven different languages.

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