By: Anthony DeFino
NEW YORK — Patients with age-related macular degeneration who underwent ForeseeHome monitoring experienced good long-term visual acuity outcomes, according to a study.
At the American Society of Retina Specialists annual meeting, Michael J. Elman, MD, presented the results of a retrospective review that aimed to determine whether remote monitoring with the ForeseeHome (Notal Vision) and the Notal Vision Monitoring Center along with regular physician care resulted in better long-term visual acuity outcomes and early detection of neovascular AMD conversion.
The patients were monitored with a total of 1,706,433 tests in 10,474 eye-monitoring years. Median visual acuity was 20/30 at the start of the program, 20/39 at conversion to neovascular AMD, and 20/32 at the most recent visit. Additionally, 84% of patients maintained a vision of 20/40 or better at conversion, with 82% maintaining 20/40 or better at the most recent visit.
Elman said that the monitoring center resulted in “excellent” patient compliance and that the ForeseeHome prevented patients from being undertreated……
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