Moorfields Eye Hospital Shares One Million Eye Scans With Google DeepMind

Google DeepMind and Moorfields Eye Hospital have joined forces to apply artificial intelligence to analyse more than a million eye scans in an attempt to detect early signs of sight loss.  The British artificial intelligence wing of Google will attempt to use machine learning to spot early signs of common eye conditions, such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, which doctors might miss. The number of people suffering from sight loss in the UK is set to double from 2 to nearly 4 million by 2050, but many cases are preventable. Up to 98% of sight loss resulting from diabetes can be prevented by early detection and treatment. I had the brainwave that deep learning could be really good at looking at the images of the eye. Pearse Keane, consultant…


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