Table 2—

Cost data in the mode

ItemsBaseline costSensitivity analysis rangeReferences
Teleophthalmology
 Initial cost$70,200[$56,160–$84,240]*
 Annual maintain cost$83,930[$67,144–$100,716]*
 Fundus photograph evaluation$23.60[$19–$28]
 Visual acuity evaluation $8.80[$7–$11]
 Transportation   $2[$1–$2]
Nonteleophthalmology (face-to-face examination)
 Examination cost$54.60[$44–$65]
 Transportation  $288[$202–$374]
Specific care
 Pan-retinal photocoagulation$1,903[$1,530–$2,276]8
 Focal photocoagulation$1,653[$1,329–$1,977]8
 Care for blind person
  (Age <65 years)$14,420[$11,593–$17,246]31, 32
  (Age ≥65 years)  $32[$26–$38]31, 32
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    * Data derived from actual cost.