Telehealth

Three Home-monitoring Vision Tests for nAMD Fall Short in Diagnostic Accuracy

The options called KeepSight, MyVisionTrack and MultiBit are not yet ready for implementation in clinical practice, researchers say.
04/30/2024

Visual Impairment Makes Digital Healthcare Access Less Likely

This was observed among older adults, undermining some of the benefits of virtual care resources.
04/08/2024

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.
05/26/2023

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.
05/25/2023

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.
04/06/2023

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.
12/05/2022

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.
11/28/2022

Telemedicine: What We’ve Learned and What’s to Come

Reflecting on the present and preparing for the future of virtual eye care.
09/15/2022

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

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July 24, 2024

Rethinking Dry Eye Disease: A Contemporary Approach to a Complex Condition
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