Bacteria aren’t the only microbes that cause corneal infections. The protozoa Acanthamoeba, which can be introduced to the eye via contact lenses, is a rare, vision-threatening form of keratitis requiring careful diagnosis.
The flood of diagnostic imaging in ophthalmology can be overwhelming to the clinician if data isn’t presented and managed in a logical, effective way. Here’s advice on selecting the right imaging solutions system.
Caring for uveitis patients requires the close collaboration of a multidisciplinary team. Cleveland Clinic’s electronic medical records system is improving the handling of these complex cases.
Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute’s digital patient record-sharing system improves the workflow and communication not just for ophthalmologists and optometrists, but for nurses and technicians as well.
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Good features can significantly smooth the bumpy road to the adoption of a medical records system. Customized functions can improve your work flow and practice efficiency and make the system work for you.
Better overall medical care, a new perspective on the patient and improved access for referring physicians are just three of the ways that enhanced electronic medical records are changing ophthalmology at Cole Eye Institute.
For the right patients, the corneal transplant procedure known as Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK), allows quick recovery of normal vision and less risk of rejection and other complications.