Country's Largest Ophthalmology Practice Will Assess for Diabetic
Retinopathy, a Leading Cause of Blindness
WAKE FOREST, N.C., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Healthcare, a Wake Forest, NC company specializing in retinal risk assessment for diabetics, announced today that Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) is the latest ophthalmology clinic to connect with the Retasure retinal imaging system.
CEI is the largest ophthalmology practice in the United States with over 45 doctors across 20 locations. Founded over 50 years ago, CEI is today considered one of the world's premier ophthalmic treatment, research and education centers. CEI has internationally recognized specialists in virtually every ophthalmologic sub-specialty. Each subspecialty group participates in cutting edge development and ongoing clinical studies, and collectively CEI physicians set the standard for state of the art vision care.
"We are proud that such a prestigious facility as Cincinnati Eye Institute will partner as a Retasure reading center," said Scott Sanner, Senior Vice President, North American Operations of Digital healthcare. "Cincinnati Eye is committed to providing the highest level of eye care to enhance the quality of patients' lives. Their physicians share our belief that providing patients greater access to eye assessments helps in the fight against diabetic retinopathy and blindness."
"Cincinnati Eye Institute has long set the standard for advanced eye
care," said Daniel M. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. "Retasure provides a solution
that truly enhances patient care by making retinal assessments for
diabetics readily available. Fewer than 50% of the country's 21 million
diabetics have annual eye exams, but Retasure allows primary care
physicians to capture retinal images in their offices. Retinal specialists
are able to remotely evaluate these images, and ultimately the process
ensures high-risk patients have an accurate and timely referral to an
|SOURCE Digital Healthcare|
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