Robot surgeon can operate finely enough to remove cataracts

Posted in Medicine on 5th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Axsis, a system developed by Cambridge Consultants, is a small, teleoperated robot designed to operate on the eye with greater accuracy than a human.

New catheter lets doctors see inside arteries for first time and clear plaque

Posted in Hardware on 6th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

A new safer catheter that allows cardiologists to see inside arteries and remove plaque from only diseased tissue has been used.

Living Eye Implant Uses Lab-Grown Cells to Restore Sight

Posted in Science on 15th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Cells were regenerated and multiplied on a synthetic hydrogel film, then the film was implanted back into subjects eyes.

Robot operates inside the eye to restore sight in a world first

Posted in Medicine on 10th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

Surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the eye and restore sight - in a world first.

The Science Behind LASIK Surgery

Posted in Medicine on 27th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Tens of millions of these procedures have been performed and the technology is only getting better.