As optometry has evolved into the realm of therapeutics, the use of new technologies has become integral to optometric care.
In the near future, eyecare providers will have devices that, given an image of a patient’s retina, can tell us the exact diagnosis at the touch of a button. AI will play an increasingly significant role in the way healthcare providers care for their patients in the clinic. There is real and imminent potential for earlier, more accurate, and more uniform diagnosis.
One OD explains why joining a registry could help ODs grasp new technologies and continue to evolve within the profession.