Artificial Intelligent to diagnose diabetic eye disease
Tech Explorist: Diabetic retinopathy is a condition where a diabetes complication that affects eyes. It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina).
Though, the condition is the leading cause of vision loss in adults. The number is expected to increase by 2030** with 191 million people.
At first, diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems. Eventually, it can cause blindness.
Early diagnosis and treatment can make a dramatic difference to how much vision a patient retains.
Now a team of Australian-Brazilian researchers led by RMIT University used AI to help the instant determination of one of the best reasons for visual impairment, diabetes-related eye ailment, in its earliest stages.