Startup Harnesses VR to Help Train Surgeons

Dr. Shafi Ahmed, M.D. saw the potential of Google Glass to help teach surgeons in locations where they may not have as much exposure to more complex or novel medical procedures.

from R&D

Google Glass received a polarizing response when it was launched in May 2013.

Issues related to privacy, and other factors hindered widespread adoption of the device amongst the general population, but interest in its possible niche applications, particularly within the healthcare space have grown over the past few years.

Cancer specialist and surgeon Dr. Shafi Ahmed, M.D. recognized the potential Google Glass could have in medical training.

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