Norfolk and Norwich hospital doctor takes part in world first virtual eye test
Chrishan Gunasekera, ophthalmology registrar at NNUH and NHS clinical entrepreneur, undertaking the telemedicine eye examination of Peter Thomas, consultant ophthalmologist and director of digital innovation at Moorfields Eye Hospital in Bedford. Photo: Norfolk and Norwich University hospital
He said: "It's been amazing to utilise the full resolution of one of the latest smartphone cameras to perform a remote eye exam. This will really be transformative to patient care. There is no doubt that this is just the start and this is the future. This is a very useful tool to establish what is going on and for getting a quick diagnosis and referral to the right treatment.