Telehealth

Eye Test App Shows Fairly Accurate Results

Study shows results comparable to the Rosenbaum card and suggests it’s suitable for telemedicine use.
06/17/2022

Photocoagulation Use for ROP Still Mainstay Treatment

A second study also found that telemedicine screening was the most popular for patients with this condition.
06/16/2022

Study Confirms Validity of At-Home Visual Acuity Tests

These findings have important implications for rural eye care and other under-resourced areas.
04/11/2022

Telemedicine Triage Suitable for Ocular Emergencies

While useful in certain situations, remote protocols don’t yet compare to in-person assessments.
02/02/2022

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.
12/23/2021

Tablet- and Website-based MRF Comparable With HFA

Remote visual field evaluations that offer portability and accessibility are now possible.
11/10/2021

Could Selfie Fundus Imaging Boost Diabetic Retinopathy Screening?

This method has the potential to break barriers and increase accessibility for all patients, researchers find.
10/26/2021

EMR Tool Effective at Identifying Patients Lost to Follow-up

The program improved management and compliance in glaucoma patients, researchers note.
10/14/2021

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.
10/04/2021

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

Upcoming Events

September 9-11, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—San Antonio
Location: Omni La Mansion Del Rio
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
Location: Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Earn up to 19 COPE Credits (approval pending)

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December 9-10, 2022

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location: Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits (approval pending)

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