Augmented Reality

Remember Pokemon Go? It was a game that revolutionised the world we live in. That showed the world the amazing potential of Augmented Reality in the field of entertainment and gaming.

That’s not the end of augmented reality applications. Pokemon Go was just a small mirror to the vast potential of augmented reality. It has myriad applications in the field of healthcare. Read on to see how it will revolutionize our healthcare in the times to come.

Telementoring

Bring the expert from across the border in your operation theatre. Imagine tapping the invaluable knowledge of the best experts in the world at the remotest hospitals. So many lives will be indebted to AR bridging the gap of knowledge and its dissemination in the world. With AR, doctors will learn from the best, involve the best doctors in the field in complex procedure, and make world-class healthcare affordable for everyone.

Vision aid

Every helping hand is welcome for the visually challenged people in the world. A majority of the legally blind persons don’t have much vision to help them navigate simple daily tasks like reading, recognizing faces, or navigating around the smallest obstruction in their path. What if there existed a tech that can help them recreate some of their vision back? With AR, companies are trying to enhance the vision for the visually challenged by creating rough outlines of faces and objects in front of them. Even the smallest achievement in that technology can make a world of difference for so many people in the world today.

A real-time scanner

Often when the doctors inject a patient, they try multiple times to locate the patient’s vein. It is a cumbersome process at times. With AR, companies are trying to build handheld scanners that will make the job of the doctors much easier.  Such devices have proven to be more than three time as efficient than the traditional measures in locating a patient’s vein.

Your medical guide

AR can help you with explanation step by step dosage, benefits, and side effects of a medicine just by scanning the pill/bottle. Learn more about the medicine you are using for your body by just a simple scan. It will help every patient know more about their medication.

Redefining medical education

Medical education will go a major rehaul with the advent of Augmented Reality. Imagine having the option to scan a keyword like a medical condition to get all sort of information and visuals to understand more about it in  real-time. Think of it as Google for education that unlocks a vast repository of information and introduces a new, interactive way of education for the students.

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