Covid-19 Resources for Eye Care Professionals



Resources for your eye care practice during COVID-19

Optician administers a Tonometer to a young patient living with Cataracts. Covid 19 eye care

All healthcare professionals are changing the way they service their patients amid COVID-19. This is an exceptional challenge for eye care specialists who require equipment for exams and treatments.

This is why we have compiled this resources specifically for you and your business to successfully navigate this challenging time. #eSightTogether provides the top technologies for moving your practice online, business resources, educational events and best practices within the industry.



            

Moving your practice online: Teleophthalmology

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services have allowed health care practices to provide outpatient tele health services. American Academy of Ophthalmology provides a great overview on how to get started with tele-ophthalmology.

Not familiar with these teleophthalmology tools?

Here are links to tutorials and how to make them accessible for your visually impaired patients.

Zoom Video Conferencing is one of the most accessible platforms due to  its keyboard controls. You can also record your appointments and schedule meetings in your calendar. Learn how to use the tool at Zoom Tutorials.

Google Hangouts is another accessible video conferencing platform. If you already G-Suite then you do not need to download any software, nor do your clients. Google hangouts includes the option to auto-caption.

Binovi’s EyeCarrot is an app for your mobile device that enables you to access patient records, track home therapy assignments, and communicate openly with patients.

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