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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.

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Heidelberg AppWay - Artificial intelligence becomes reality in ophthalmology!

Many studies have already shown that artificial intelligence can make many things easier in ophthalmology. Until now, however, there has been a lack of real-life examples of application in clinical practice. The path from the development of an algorithm to the clinic was also a major hurdle. With Heidelberg AppWay, Heidelberg Engineering has now developed a solution to these problems.

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MIKAJAKI- A start-up is developing the all-in-one solution for automated, multimodal imaging.

Digital and remote ophthalmic patient care has always been limited by the availability of multimodality and automated imaging. The start-up MIKAJAKI is now trying to solve this problem with their EyeLib system and offers an Artificial Intelligence supported all-in-one solution for automated and intelligent ophthalmic diagnostics. In the following interview, CEO Yann Voillot tells us what EyeLib can do for us ophthalmologists and for the patients.