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Telemedicine Trial: New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care

2016 14 Mar

Ultrawide field imaging helps to determine which patients need follow-up examinations or treatment. In a national clinical trial led by Joslin Diabetes Centre’s Beetham Eye Institute, ultrawide field (UWF) scanning technology significantly improved the ability of experts at a remote central location to identify diabetic retinopathy in a patient, and... Read more

ICU Management

Novel Eye-Tracking Tool Detects Head Injury Severity

2015 04 Feb

A novel eye-tracking device has enabled researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center to effectively measure the severity of concussion or brain injury in patients following head trauma. They say this unique, simple and objective diagnostic tool for concussion can be utilised in the emergency room or, one day, on the sidelines at sporting events. "Our new... Read more

IT Management

Coming Soon: The Eye-Tegrated Glaucoma Monitor

2014 24 Jun

An innovative low-power sensor designed by University of Washington engineers could someday be placed inside a person’s eye, tracking otherwise hard-to-measure eye pressure changes and transmitting the data wirelessly via radio frequency waves. Incorporated into an artificial intraocular lens, the sensor would be embedded during cataract surgery,... Read more


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