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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

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.
October 4, 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.
July 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.
July 9, 2021

Telehealth Here to Stay

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