2022 Glenn A. Fry Award lecture:Enhancing clinical assessment for improved ophthalmic management


Detailed clinical assessment is critical to allow sensitive evaluation of the eye and its management. As technology advances, these assessment techniques can be adapted and refined to improve the detection of pathological changes of ocular tissue and their impact on visual function. Enhancements in optical medical devices including spectacle, contact, and intraocular lenses have allowed for a better understanding of the mechanism and amelioration of presbyopia and myopia control. Advancements in imaging technology have enabled improved quantification of the tear film and ocular surface, informing diagnosis and treatment strategies. Miniaturized electronics, large processing power, and in-built sensors in smartphones and tablets capacitate more portable assessment tools for clinicians, facilitate self-monitoring and treatment compliance, and aid communication with patients. This article gives an overview of how technology has been used in many areas of eye care to improve assessments and treatment and provides a snapshot of some of my studies validating and using technology to inform better evidence-based patient management.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000002102
Divisions: College of Health & Life Sciences > School of Optometry > Optometry & Vision Science Research Group (OVSRG)
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Additional Information: Copyright © 2024, American Academy of Optometry. This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Optometry and Vision Science. The published version of record, 'Wolffsohn, James S. (2024). 2022 Glenn A. Fry Award lecture: Enhancing clinical assessment for improved ophthalmic management. Optometry and Vision Science 101(1):p 12-24,' is available online at: https://doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000002102
Publication ISSN: 1538-9235
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2024 08:26
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2024 14:20
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Published Date: 2024-01-01
Accepted Date: 2023-12-11
Authors: Wolffsohn, James S (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4673-8927)



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