Review of Optometry: COVID Encourages Digital Outreach in AMD Management

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Many patients with sight-threatening conditions such as AMD and glaucoma lost vision during the COVID-19 pandemic due to missed eye care appointments. In this new era, digital technology is likely to play a major role in patient care. A recent study analyzed the ways COVID-19-related pressures have affected digital technology acceptance in ophthalmology and found that there may be a new precedent for digital innovations in health care. The literature review spanned the use of digital technology during COVID-19 and, in particular, the transformation of medicine, ophthalmology and AMD screening through digitalization. Read More