Telehealth

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.
07/22/2021

Vulnerable Communities Miss Out on Telemedicine

Older patients, Black/African-American and Hispanic/Latino patients are significantly less likely to complete a remote appointment, study shows.
07/09/2021

Telehealth Here to Stay

Study shows online access to eye doctors can be used to provide care safely with high patient satisfaction.
05/19/2021

CDC Aims to Break Down Telemed Barriers in Glaucoma

Three universities get funding for a five-year investigation into the logistics and clinical value of remote screenings.
03/26/2021

At-Home Acuity Test Aids Telehealth Effort

Though crude by the standards of in-office refraction, a self-administered assessment was deemed able to complement traditional methods.
03/16/2021

Visual Acuity Apps Score High Marks For Telehealth

At-home vision testing with these methods has the potential to detect and monitor chronic conditions.
03/04/2021

Abort, Retry, Fail?

Telehealth isn’t exactly a rousing success yet in optometry. Will it ever be?
09/15/2020

Telehealth Apps Useful In Combat Zones

Soldiers in Afghanistan could return to duty in 54% of consults.
09/11/2020

Upcoming Events

September 21, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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September 30, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Jonathan Jonisch, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

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October 14, 2021

Treatment Option for Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO and Lloyd Clark, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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