Digital Ophthalmology

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The Blog

The digital ophthalmology blog regularly reports on exciting developments from the digital transformation of ophthalmology. 


Too many intravitreal injections? Swiss start-up Ophthorobotics is building a robot that will do it for you!

The demand for intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF agents, for example, is increasing with the aging of the population - in some countries to such an extent that it can no longer be covered by physicians. While in some countries the injections are now performed by medical assistants, in other countries these injections must be performed by physicians. The Swiss start-up Ophthorobotics is developing a robot that automatically performs intravitreal injections.


How can I shorten my re(fr)action time? Glasspop has the solution!

In the clinical, ophthalmologic daily routine, often a lot of time and personnel resources are spent on the subjective refraction of the patients. The French start-up Glasspop, founded by two ophthalmologists, has now developed a digital solution - the self-refraction. The fact that this works well is proven by about 5000 subjective refractions performed by patients themselves every day.

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Here's how to get your all-digital eye care business up and running - A few thoughts (PART 1).

With the increasing possibilities of digitalization in medicine, more and more completely digital ophthalmic practices are now emerging, pushed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This time, we have taken a closer look at the topic of digital ophthalmology practices in a 3-part series. We will first discuss general aspects of organizing a digital practice. Then we move on to the concrete implementation. After that, we will focus on the advantages and disadvantages. Learn more now with part 1!

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StemSight - How to launch a start-up to cure blindness with stem cells!

University spin-offs and start-ups are getting more and more attention in ophthalmology worldwide. After recently interviewing the start-up MIKAJAKI, this time we talk to Laura Koivusalo, founder of one of the most successful start-ups in ophthalmology worldwide. We talk about obstacles to founding a startup in a university environment, female leadership and Laura gives us tips on what young start-up founders can keep in mind. Check it out!

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Should I ask ChatGPT or an eye doctor? An interview with a ChatBot!

In recent weeks, OpenAI's ChatBot ChatGPT has amazed the world in many ways. ChatGPT is able to write natural-looking texts, drawing on a wide range of information. We chat with ChatGPT and put the software to the test by asking it questions about ophthalmology topics. At the end, we also ask ChatGPT for its opinion on how ophthalmology will go in the future - with amazing results!

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A digital eye care practice without an ophthalmologist? - ARTEMIS makes it possible!

Demographic change and an increasing shortage of doctors, especially in ophthalmology, mean that in some areas there is now a threat of inadequate care or patients have to travel long distances to consult an ophthalmologist. The German ARTEMIS clinics have now established one of the first digital ophthalmology practices in Germany. In this interview, we talk to founder and Medical Director Kaweh Schayan-Araghi.