Telehealth is the use of telecommunication and information technologies in order to provide clinical health care at a distance. It helps eliminate distance barriers and can improve access to care that would often not be readily available while lowering costs.
Ocular is an area of telehealth that delivers eye care through digital medical equipment and telecommunications technology.
There are numerous benefits:
With the exception of a few states, Ocular Telehealth is legal. We have a legal team that investigates the current statutes and regulations in every state. Contact us for more details about your state.
Our exams are comparable in length to most in-person exams. Depending on equipment an staffing, most comphensive eye exams can be completed in 20-30 minutes.
No, 20/20 techs and doctors are always available to perform exams.
Our remote technical centers are open for maximum coverage, including evenings and weekends. Your hours of operation are our hours of operation.
All patient exam results are interpreted by a licensed doctor of Optometry or Ophthalmology in your state. Our program is flexible to allow either your doctor or our's to conduct the clinical review and sign off on the prescription.
If the patient needs to be retested, the exam will be performed at no charge.
20/20NOW provides the most comprehensive Ocular Telehealth exam. It uses multi-functional equipment to provide superior patient experience and shorten the exam time while improving accuracy.
In addition to state-of-the-art equipment, 20/20NOW exams uses proprietary scientific algorithms to provide a highly accurate prescription and FDA approved artificial intelligence to detect critical eye disease in it's early stages.
Over 2.6 Million exams have been conducted to-date using our Ocular Telehealth technology.
Patient acceptance is overwhelmingly positive. Most patients are impressed by the technology and comment about how thorough and comprehensive the exam is.
Based on our patient feedback surveys, 98% of patients are satisfied with their exam, 92% intend to return and 84% intend to recommend the exam to a friend or relative.
20/20NOW customers can generate over $460,000 in annual revenue and $250,000 in operating profit by doing 5 exams per day.
Depending on your average eyewear selling price, clients can begin to earn a profit after selling 3 to 6 pairs of glasses each month.
60% is the average increase in sales for locations offering in-store eye exams on-demand.
As small as a 6‘ x 6’ room for refraction equipment, however, we recommend a room size of 10’ x 10’ for comprehensive exam equipment.
For optimum system performance we strongly recommend consumer-grade internet connections (residential or business class cable, DSL, and FIOS): 5 Mbps symmetrical minimum/10 Mbps symmetrical and Static IP. A wired connection (through wall jack/drop ceiling to access point) is preferred.
For the refraction system:
Proprietary patented refraction software, auto-lensometer, autorefractor, auto-phoropter, exam chair & equipment stand, exam room computer, tele-conferencing equipment & software, EMR software & tablet.
For the comprehensive system:
All of the equipment included in the refraction system and Non-Mydriatic Fundus Camera, Non-contact Tonometer, Digital Video Slit Lamp, Visual Field and Pupillography Devices. All equipment includes installation support and a 5 year warranty.
For qualified locations, there is NO UP-FRONT capital cost. 20/20NOW will purchase the equipment and rent it to you on rent-to-own basis.At the end of the rental term you can take ownership of the equipment by paying off the Fair Market Value of the equipment.
Yes, we have financing options available through lending institutions that offer ophthalmic equipment financing
We recommend that a staff member be present throughout the intake and exam. Your current staff members can easily be trained on the exam process. No special certification is required.
Yes, the doctor can use 20/20 equipment in manual refraction mode at any time. Training for doctors is included with the software license.