Mydriasis is common in ophthalmological exams that require a complete visualization of the eye structure. As the practice allows to evaluate the whole extension of the lens, it helps to diagnose diseases as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, AMD and others. However, pupil dilation also brings some disadvantages to both doctor and patient, even more during the […]
Phelcom’s Artificial Intelligence and Handheald Fundus Camera is featured in international journal by identifying Diabetic Retinopathy patients
Algorithm was runned during the Itabuna Diabetes Campaign and helped the health professionals to screen and refer more than 820 Diabetic Retinopathy patients.
Undoubtedly, diagnosing Parkinson’s disease is a challenge. Some procedures to identify signs of the disease have high costs, such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. In addition, millions of people worldwide do not have access to these technologies. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), currently, about 6.3 million suffer from the problem. Since […]
Cataract is one of the most frequent side effects on patients who undergo macular hole surgery. For some time now, specialists already indicate that multiple surgical procedure to correct the diseases. Now, the simultaneous treatment of macular hole and cataract has received scientific approval after a study by the University of São Paulo (USP), campus […]
The search for a cure for diabetes is one of the main aspects of the health research sector. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 422 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. It is also responsible for 1.6 million annual deaths. Scientists at the University of Alberta, Canada, recently announced that they had discovered […]
Connected to a smartphone, Eyer handheld fundus camera offers high quality images at an affordable cost
Have you ever thought that having an eyer handheld fundus camera in your clinic can be a real advantage? After all, having quicker access to your patients’ fundus images can assist in early diagnosis, treatment initiation and monitoring various diseases: glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). However, the equipment is expensive. There are […]