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Clinical trial helping to expand access to eye screenings in rural Wisconsin


A new clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison could increase access to eye screenings for patients in rural Wisconsin.

The National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded the university more than $4 million to increase diabetic eye screenings using teleophthalmology. The practice allows a patient to have their eyes checked by a doctor miles away using cameras, smartphones and other technology. Read more …