IBM teams up with Bausch + Lomb on iOS app for cataract surgeons

The company Bausch + Lomb, which supplies eye health products like contact lenses, has already been around for 163 years, and it intends to stay at the forefront of innovation in its industry for years to come. That’s why the company is turning to IBM to help it design and develop an iOS app specifically to meet the needs of cataract surgeons. “Fundamentally, they’re trying to transform how surgeries are performed today, from planning to post-op follow up,” Terrel Marks, IBM’s global Apple partnership lead for healthcare, said of Bausch + Lomb. The two businesses announced their collaboration Thursday, and a pilot study testing the new app is expected to begin in late 2016. The new app aims to help doctors streamline their workflow, starting with an easy way to…


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