The use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) is expanding into previously uncharted territory: the choroid. As researchers fine-tune enhanced depth imaging OCT, ophthalmologists are gaining a new tool to evaluate choroidal conditions, retinal degeneration and ocular tumors.
A $2 million grant will help Cole Eye Institute scientists produce a three-dimensional model of an individual patient’s corneal shape and material strength. The model would help identify early signs of keratoconus, and would serve as a ‘virtual eye’ to test treatments or screen refractive surgery candidates.
Cole Eye Institute ophthalmologists are seeking to understand how an enhanced retinal imaging technology, known as ultra-widefield imaging, can clarify how to best manage patients based on the degree of ischemic burden.
At Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute, electron microscopy led to the resolution of a prolonged case of microsporidial keratitis previously missed with traditional microscopy.
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At Cole Eye Institute, surgeons and researchers are working to develop the next generation of intraoperative OCT devices and instrumentation to improve ophthalmic surgical outcomes in real time.
Adopting an electronic medical records system is a time-consuming process, but it can offer great advantages for an ophthalmology practice. Learn more about the implementation process from the Cleveland Clinic’s experience.
Buying an electronic health records system is a major outlay for a medical practice. Kirkland, Wa., private ophthalmologist David Epley, MD, discusses what you should expect in terms of cost and return on investment.
Avery Comarow, the health rankings editor from U.S. News & World Report, addresses various misunderstandings concerning the Best Hospitals rankings after confusion surfaced in a national discussion with ophthalmologists convened by the Cleveland Clinic’s Cole Eye Institute.
With digital medical imaging standards, the devices in your ophthalmology practice can share and store ophthalmic tomography and other diagnostic images seamlessly within your EHR system.
Whether to store your ophthalmology patients’ medical records and diagnostic imaging in-house or off-site is a key question. Johns Hopkins IT expert and ophthalmologist Michael Boland, MD, explores the choices.