Tag: Ophthalmology

eSight 4 Vision Assistive Glasses Unveiled

eSight, a company based in Toronto, Canada, is releasing the latest version of its vision-improving electronic glasses for people with poor eyesight and even legal blindness. The eSight 4 sports two 1280×960 screens that display images captured and processed from the forward facing camera on the glasses. It’s indicated for people with a (Read more...)

Curved-Field OCT for Unprecedented View of The Cornea

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging technique regularly utilized by ophthalmologists to view multiple layers of the cornea and count the nerves and cells within. It’s important for diagnosing a variety of corneal conditions as well as when preparing for cataract surgery. The problem is that, as anyone who has tinkered with macro (Read more...)

AI for Comprehensive Annotation of Retinal Lesions

Researchers at Radboud University Medical Center in The Netherlands have developed a new AI algorithm for detecting diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration. The algorithm’s iterative approach identifies greater lesions than non-iterative approaches, and boosts specificity by approximately 10%, with diagnostic accuracy of abo (Read more...)

Ocutrx 8K 3D Eye Surgery Imaging System Unveiled

Ocutrx, an augmented reality (AR) start-up based in Irvine, California, is releasing an ophthalmology visualization system designed to make it easier for surgeons to perform procedures. Right now, ophthalmologists have to remain in constrained positions for long periods of time as they work with a microscope, but the OR-Bot from Ocutrx helps to all (Read more...)