Robotic scanner automates diagnostic imaging in the eye

Engineers and ophthalmologists at Duke University have developed a robotic imaging tool that can automatically detect and scan a patient’s eyes for markers of different eye diseases. The new tool, which combines an imaging scanner with a robotic arm, can automatically track and image a patient’s eyes in less than a minute, and produce images that are as clear as …

Santen, IAPB partner to implement UN resolution on eye health

Santen is partnering with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness to implement United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/75/L.108, focusing on eye health and sustainable development, according to a press release. The resolution “encourages governments and key stakeholders from around the world to mobilize the necessary resources to address this urgent priority,” the release said.