Patients, physicians and technology interact to advance future treatments in ocular oncology

NEW YORK — Treatment of retinoblastoma has come a long way since the American Ophthalmological Society first met in 1864, with smartphones now playing a role in patients’ hands, according to Carol L. Shields, MD.Speaking at the 150th anniversary meeting of the AOS here, Shields said, “I can imagine at the AOS 100th meeting, if someone said you could take a picture with your telephone, that would have been thought to be crazy.” But, smartphone cameras are being used to take fundus photos, she said, even at the patient level, (Read more...)

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