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The use of virtual clinics to manage diabetic retinopathy patients with delayed follow up appointments in an English hospital eye service

Angela Dale Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom Purpose: The British Ophthalmological Surveillance Unit published a report in 2017 that highlighted up to 22 patients per month may be losing vision by such delays experienced in hospital eye services (HES) in the UK. This study reports on the development of a virtual clinic, run by ophthalmic technicians, to manage a cohort of patients with diabetic retinopathy (DR) who were being monitored under the HES whose follow up appointments had been delayed.

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