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Eye glasses on vision exam More than one-third of people under 40 say that being able to communicate remotely would have a high impact on seeing an eye doctor more often.(Image: Shutterstock)

New technology is making Americans more likely pay attention to vision care, a new study has found.

“With COVID-19 as the backdrop, patients are showing an increased desire for convenient and easily accessible eye care using remote technology,” said Dr. Mark Ruchman, chief medical officer at Versant Health. “As we look to the future of eye care, ocular telemedicine will play an important role in improving access to care as patients are provided more ways to address their eye health on their own terms.”

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