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Pandemic Did Little to Boost Telehealth Uptake in Ophthalmology

Study finds the need for in-person assessment limited its viability; however, asynchronous testing was associated with a change in management for 25% of encounters during the period.
December 5, 2022

Home OCT Assessment of nAMD Comparable with Manual Grading

A prototype was able to accurately segment all types of retinal fluid in a cohort of patients receiving anti-VEGF.
November 28, 2022

Eye Test App Shows Fairly Accurate Results

Study shows results comparable to the Rosenbaum card and suggests it’s suitable for telemedicine use.
June 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.
June 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.
April 11, 2022

Telemedicine Triage Suitable for Ocular Emergencies

While useful in certain situations, remote protocols don’t yet compare to in-person assessments.
February 2, 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.
December 23, 2021

Tablet- and Website-based MRF Comparable With HFA

Remote visual field evaluations that offer portability and accessibility are now possible.
November 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.
October 26, 2021

EMR Tool Effective at Identifying Patients Lost to Follow-up

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