When you were being checked for diabetic retinopathy in the past it involved going to the doctor’s office and having to wait for someone to come and take care of it for you. That may be changing everywhere as one institution is actually utilizing an artificial intelligence machine that has been FDA approved to detect diabetic retinopathy. This technology does not require a human to operate and is extremely accurate in what it does. This is big news for the health industry.

Key Takeaways:

  • The University of Iowa created a machine that can automatically detect diabetic retinopathy.
  • The machine can help detect diabetic retinopathy earlier than other methods.
  • Early detection and treatment is of the utmost importance in the prevention of vision loss in diabetics.

“the first medical device that uses AI for the autonomous detection of diabetic retinopathy.”

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180828085908.htm