Screening and treatments using telemedicine in retinopathy of prematurity EYE AND BRAIN Thanos, A., Yonekawa, Y., Todorich, B., Moshfeghi, D. M., Trese, M. T. 2016; 8: 147–51


Several studies have validated the role of telemedicine as a new powerful screening and diagnostic tool for retinal disorders, such as diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity. With regard to retinopathy of prematurity, bedside examination with binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy has been the gold standard technique for screening, yet with several limitations. Herein, we review the current evidence that supports the role of telemedicine for the screening of infants with retinopathy of prematurity.

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