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AI could soon tell you, how often to see the eye doctor
Three of the most common chronic eye conditions require regular medical check-ups and injections into the eye by ophthalmology specialists to keep looming blindness at bar. A study by the University of Bern and the Inselspital in collaboration with an AI in eye care startup now demonstrates that patients’ individual ideal frequency for these visits can quite accurately be predicted by machine learning – yielding a threefold benefit.
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