Digital technology enhances examination, patient care, study shows

May 28, 2013

Study shows retinal imaging technology better detects retinal lesions compared with ophthalmoscopy.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the ability of a fundus examination assisted by Optomap (Optos plc) to detect retinal lesions compared with traditional ophthalmoscopy. Results showed the Optomap-assisted technique discovered approximately 30% more retinal lesions when compared with traditional ophthalmoscopy.