January 10, 2021
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Artificial intelligence led Healio/OSN’s technology coverage in 2020.
Read the top-performing technology articles from last year below.
Artificial intelligence hype currently exceeding capability in medicine
Artificial intelligence in medicine is currently in the infancy stage of development, but in 10 to 20 years, the capability of the technology will catch up to the hype, a speaker said at Octane’s virtual Ophthalmology Technology Summit. Read more.
First surgery using Orbit subretinal delivery system to deliver AMD gene therapy performed
The first surgery using the Orbit subretinal delivery system to deliver GT005 to a patient with geographic atrophy secondary to dry age-related macular degeneration has been conducted in the ongoing phase 1/2 FOCUS trial. Read more.
Can artificial intelligence help reduce disparities in medical care?
Any question about the utility of a tool is best answered by giving it a go. Try the tool, compare it with others, change the design to improve it. One might indeed be able to drive a nail with a rock, pistol or hoe, but it should not take long to figure out that a hammer, a blob of metal on a stick, is better suited to driving nails. Read more.
Portable e-device would allow at-home ophthalmic examination
An electronic device that enables patients to perform a slit lamp examination by themselves at home could provide constant monitoring and more frequent data points, optimizing follow-up care, according to one specialist. Read more.
Tilak, Novartis to collaborate on promotion of remote vision monitoring technology
Tilak Healthcare and Novartis have partnered to internationally promote Tilak’s mobile app for remote vision monitoring. Read more.