[Second opinion in retinal imaging]

Ophthalmologe. 2020 Apr;117(4):326-330. doi: 10.1007/s00347-020-01068-8.
[Article in German]


With the use of digital imaging systems and the possibilities of data exchange, the second opinion is becoming increasingly more important in retinal imaging. For a meaningful application, technical imaging requirements and medical assessment quality requirements have to be fulfilled. Responsibilities should be clearly defined. The aim must be to achieve a significant contribution to ensure high-quality patient care.

Keywords: Diagnostics; Quality management; Reading center; Retinal imaging; Telemedicine.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Retina*
  • Telemedicine