Transforming eye care with artificial intelligence
25 Feb 2024
Optometry and ophthalmology are among the most technology-driven of the all the medical specialties, with treatments utilising high-spec medical lasers and advanced microsurgical techniques, and diagnostics involving ultra-high resolution imaging. Ophthalmology is also at the forefront of many trailblazing research areas in healthcare, such as stem cell therapy, gene therapy, and - most recently - artificial intelligence (AI). This presentation will describe the motivation - and urgent need - to apply AI to optometry and ophthalmology, and why it is believed that this will lead to reinvention of the eye exam for the 21st Century.