Eye Disease Health Record Software
People with Eye Disease should keep health records to closely monitor the progression of their condition and receive the most effective eye care. Maintaining a health journal allows individuals with Eye Disease to track symptoms such as changes in vision, eye discomfort, or sensitivity to light, providing valuable insights into the impact of their condition on daily life. Recording potential triggers, such as exposure to certain environments, prolonged screen time, or eye strain, can help identify factors that may exacerbate their eye symptoms.
Additionally, tracking measurements like visual acuity, intraocular pressure (in conditions like glaucoma), or any changes in eye structure can provide valuable information on disease progression and response to treatments. Monitoring prescribed medications, including eye drops or oral medications, can ensure proper adherence to the treatment plan. Regularly documenting eye exams, appointments with ophthalmologists or optometrists, and the outcomes of any visual field tests or imaging scans can also help individuals communicate effectively with eye care specialists, enabling timely adjustments to their Eye Disease management and addressing any complications promptly.
Sample health journal entries that can be entered into Goopatient*:
Date: July 28, 2023
To manage my symptoms, I will try to limit screen time and take breaks during #computer work. I will follow the ophthalmologist's recommendations for further tests and treatment.
Today, I experienced #blurred_vision and #eye_redness in my left eye. I also felt mild eye discomfort and sensitivity to light.
The symptoms might have been triggered by spending an extended period working on the #computer yesterday.
I applied the prescribed lubricating eye drops #Systane_Ultra to alleviate dryness and discomfort this morning and before bedtime.
I assessed my visual acuity using a #Snellen eye chart, and the results indicated decreased vision in my left eye 0.5 compared to my previous measurement.
I had an appointment with my ophthalmologist #Dr.Brown today, and the doctor recommended additional tests to assess the cause of the recent vision changes.
*These health records are not real, but compiled by Dr. Mike Stanton of the UCLA Health Center. The data that you put in Goopatient is totally private and stored only on your computer.