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J. Clin. Med. 2017, 6(4), 36;

Telemedicine Applications in Pediatric Retinal Disease

Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Department of Ophthalmology, Byers Eye Institute, Horngren Family Vitreoretinal Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
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Academic Editors: Yolanda Blanco, Núria Solà-Valls, Rajender Gattu and Richard Lichenstein
Received: 17 November 2016 / Revised: 13 March 2017 / Accepted: 20 March 2017 / Published: 23 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Telemedicine - Technical Developments and Clinical Practice)
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Teleophthalmology is a developing field that presents diverse opportunities. One of its most successful applications to date has been in pediatric retinal disease, particularly in screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Many studies have shown that using telemedicine for ROP screening allows a remote ophthalmologist to identify abnormal findings and implement early interventions. Here, we review the literature on uses of telemedicine in pediatric retinal disease and consider future applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: teleophthalmology; retina; pediatrics; retinopathy of prematurity; telemedicine screening teleophthalmology; retina; pediatrics; retinopathy of prematurity; telemedicine screening
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Pathipati, A.S.; Moshfeghi, D.M. Telemedicine Applications in Pediatric Retinal Disease. J. Clin. Med. 2017, 6, 36.

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