Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness among working-age adults.1 As the number of people with diabetes increases, so will the number of people with impaired vision.2 Diabetic retinopathy is up to 95% preventable with early detection and treatment.1 However, only about 50-60% of diabetic patients will receive an annual diabetic retinal exam.3, 4
Healthcare providers need to be equipped with the right technology to help increase retinal exam compliance rates. Teleretinal imaging was designed to bring diabetic retinal exams into primary care to ensure diabetic retinopathy is detected early enough to prevent blindness.
Check out the eBook, The Complete Guide on Performing Diabetic Retinal Exams in Primary Care, to learn more about what teleretinal imaging can do for your patients and practice.
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