Importance of Eye Imaging

Digital eye imaging has become very important in early detection of ocular diseases. There have been huge advances in regards to digital eye imaging in the 20th & 21st centuries and continues to evolve.

Digital imaging not only affords the ability for early disease detection, it is non-invasive, offers high quality detailed viewing of ocular anatomy, but also superior documentation. In addition, digital imaging supports education, studies and drug trials.

Speaker: Dr. Polizell
Ophthalmologist, University of Sao Paulo

At the end of the presentation, the clinician will be able to:

• Describe the importance of digital eye imaging
• List some of the advantages of digital eye imaging
• Discuss the differences between hand drawings to that of digital imaging
• Identify other modalities used in digital imaging such as, Fundus auto-fluorescence, fluorescein angiography, OCT (optical coherence tomography) angiography
• Discuss the advantages of telemedicine

Module 1 Importance of Eye Imaging
Unit 1 Importance of Eye Imaging - Video Lecture
Unit 2 Importance of Eye Imaging - The Quiz


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