Eye Test App Shows Fairly Accurate Results

Study shows results comparable to the Rosenbaum card and suggests it’s suitable for telemedicine use.

Photocoagulation Use for ROP Still Mainstay Treatment

A second study also found that telemedicine screening was the most popular for patients with this condition.

Study Confirms Validity of At-Home Visual Acuity Tests

These findings have important implications for rural eye care and other under-resourced areas.

Telemedicine Triage Suitable for Ocular Emergencies

While useful in certain situations, remote protocols don’t yet compare to in-person assessments.

Patients Equally Happy with Telemed Visits and In-person Exams

Virtual consults can provide flexibility during COVID and address inequalities when it comes to accessing health care, researchers say.

Tablet- and Website-based MRF Comparable With HFA

Remote visual field evaluations that offer portability and accessibility are now possible.

Could Selfie Fundus Imaging Boost Diabetic Retinopathy Screening?

This method has the potential to break barriers and increase accessibility for all patients, researchers find.

EMR Tool Effective at Identifying Patients Lost to Follow-up

The program improved management and compliance in glaucoma patients, researchers note.

Study Pinpoints Ophthalmic Telemedicine Delivery Inequalities

During the first year of COVID-19, patients who were male, Black, older, non-English speakers or non-college educated were not as likely to receive this type of care.

OD/MD Glaucoma Telehealth Partnership Shows Promise in Canada

Optometrists, who conduct the initial screening, may benefit from greater patient retention in this shared-care approach, researchers suggest.

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