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Surgeons use robot to operate inside eye in world first

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14 September 2016



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Surgeons normally attempt this by slowing their pulse and timing movements between heart beats, but the robot could make it much easier. Experts said the robot could enable new, high-precision procedures that are beyond the abilities of the human hand. This is the first time a device has been available that achieves the three-dimensional precision required to operate inside the human eye.

Speaking at his follow-up visit at the Oxford eye hospital, Father Beaver said: “My sight is coming back. “I am delighted that my surgery went so well and I feel honoured to be part of this pioneering research project.”

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Kassie Perlongo Kassie is the Managing Editor at Robohub.
Kassie Perlongo Kassie is the Managing Editor at Robohub.





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