1. Implementation of Teleretinal Screening Using Optical Coherence Tomography in the Veterans Health Administration

    Implementation of Teleretinal Screening Using Optical Coherence Tomography in the Veterans Health Administration

    Background: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) has an existing teleretinal screening program that uses nonmydriatic fundus photography to screen for diabetic retinopathy in primary care clinics. Concurrently, optical coherence tomography (OCT) has become a routine screening modality in eye clinics for the diagnosis and management of retinal diseases. Introduction: This study aimed to evaluate the first year of a pilot tele-OCT program that used existing resources within the VHA. Without the tele-OCT program, all patients would have been referred to retina clinic for an in-person evaluation. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective chart review study of patients evaluated by ...

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