The use of technology in the home monitoring of eye conditions (C-100415)

CPD
1
7 July 2021
Volume 22, Issue 2

This article reviews the research into digital technology innovation and home monitoring in the management of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma.

Domains covered

Communication Clinical practice

Abstract

Interest in including home monitoring in the management of eye conditions has increased in recent years, with patient-focused management, NHS capacity and recently the effect of COVID-19 on care provision driving forward research. This article reviews the research into digital technology innovation and home monitoring in the management of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma, with a focus on the Monitoring for Neovascular Age-Related macular degeneration reactivation at home (MONARCH) study and studies investigating the feasibility of using the Eyecatcher visual fields (VF) home-monitoring programme for patients with glaucoma.

Sign in to continue

Forgotten password?
Register

Sign in to view the article

Not a member? Start enjoying the benefits of College membership today. Take a look at what the College can offer you and view our membership categories and rates.

Related further reading

The College has provided key information to help you identify cases and guidance on managing circumstances that are relevant to optometry practices.

A glance at what’s happening in the world of technology.

The clinical figures that count.