Teleophthalmology assessment of diabetic retinopathy

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Abstract

Implementation of telemedicine systems for diabetic retinopathy surveillance has the potential to significantly increase access to appropriate retinal care. The Telehealth Practice Recommendations for Diabetic Retinopathy provide guidelines for the design and implementation of a diabetic retinopathy telemedicine care program, and form the basis for evaluation of diabetic retinopathy telehealth techniques and technologies. Future studies are still needed to evaluate outcome data to assess the effectiveness or limitations in providing quality eye care with teleophthalmology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTeleophthalmology
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages79-86
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)3540243372, 9783540243373
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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