The advent of electronic medical records with large image databases, along with advances in AI with deep learning, is offering medical professionals new opportunities to improve image analysis and disease diagnostics.
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Engineers and ophthalmologists have developed a robotic imaging tool that can automatically detect and scan a patient's eyes for markers of different eye diseases.
A new eye test may predict wet age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of severe sight loss, three years before symptoms develop.
Based on a convolutional neural network the tool is able to provide results within seconds, thus supporting the doctor with comprehensive image analysis.