The community based retinal screening service allows a modern high tech facility based service, which is normally not accessible to underprivileged communities, to be affordably provided within these communities.
The diagnostic data and pictures from the retinal camera are remotely relayed via a wireless transfer system to a specialist qualified medical officer for diagnoses and reporting. The real time diagnosis and reporting of the client data allows for the immediate and proper medical intervention.
The benefits of the retinal screening program are:
- The immediate and accurate diagnosis of eye pathology by a dedicated and properly qualified medical team.
- The early realisation of the effects and complications of chronic diseases, like diabetes and hypertension, by the client.
- The prevention of further vision deterioration and possible permanent vision loss initiates a change in life style to improve chronic disease management.