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Visual Impairment Makes Digital Healthcare Access Less Likely

This was observed among older adults, undermining some of the benefits of virtual care resources.
April 8, 2024

Image-based Telehealth Effective for Benign Eyelid Lesion Diagnosis

The first-year safety and efficacy data of an asynchronous system during the COVID-19 pandemic revealed a possible way to reduce patient waiting times.
May 26, 2023

Socioeconomic Hardships Contribute to Missed Telemedicine Appointments

Study highlights the challenge digital transformation faces when some of the patients in most need of care have difficulty obtaining high-speed internet access, among other setbacks.
May 25, 2023

Online Post-op Cataract Evaluation Tool Shows Promise, Needs Refinement

Most patients were pleased with the web-based test, but many still wished to see an ECP.
April 6, 2023

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