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iPhone To Detect Cataract

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The product is being created for the “developing” world which means we will have it here as sometimes in the US we are getting close to using such technologies. This is not a treatment but a device that can diagnose. Our phone is going to do just about everything soon. BD

The product is being created for the “developing” world which means we will have it here as sometimes in the US we are getting close to using such technologies. This is not a treatment but a device that can diagnose. Our phone is going to do just about everything soon. BD

Here’s another way the iPhone is revolutionizing medicine — it’s now a cheap, portable tool for detecting cataracts, the leading cause of blindness worldwide.image

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed Catra, a cheap plastic lens that clips onto the iPhone’s screen. Using a simple vision test, the Catra software creates a map of cloudy areas that may indicate the onset of cataracts.

MIT Researchers Use iPhone To Detect Cataracts | Cult of Mac


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