Teleophthalmology and the digital divide: inequities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic

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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an unprecedented change in the way we deliver eye care to our patients, most notably with the rapid addition of telehealth technology into our practices. We have welcomed telehealth with open arms in hopes that it would improve access to care for our patients; however, one question remains: Does it improve health equity?

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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