The mission of the Ocular Telehealth Special Interest Group is to gather and disseminate information in collaboration with other health care providers related to the expanding field of virtual eye care. This SIG will provide evidence and promote innovative technology and concepts in telehealth related to eye care to improve the care provided to patients.
Serve as a primary resource for the Academy papers, posters, courses, information, and research on virtual eye care, and to advise the Academy on policy in this area.
Encourage inquiry and research into telehealth in eye care.
Promote, advance and enhance the identity of optometry as a profession with an expertise in telehealth in eye care.