Teleophthalmology to play a larger role in patient care

Wikipedia defines telemedicine as the use of telecommunications to provide clinical health care from a distance. And yes, there is under the heading of telemedicine a section devoted to teleophthalmology.
As I was thinking about this again, I decided to go through the typical eye examination and see how much of what we ophthalmologists do might be duplicated from a distance either online, by telephone, or with the usually available devices such as a portable phone or laptop computer. The chief complaint, history of present illness, medical history, ocular history, (Read more...)

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