Moorfields share eye scans for DeepMind’s machine learning project

Moorfields Eye Hosptial is to share one million anonymised eye scans with DeepMind in a bid to develop machine learning techniques that will detect common eye diseases. The London hospital estimates that two million people are living with sight loss in the UK, with around 360,000 registered as blind or partially sighted. Eye health professionals currently rely on digital scans of the eye to diagnose and determine the correct treatment for common eye conditions such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. These scans are highly complex and to date, traditional analysis tools have been unable to explore them fully. Analysing syescans is also time consuming, which has a negative impact on how quickly eye health professionals can discuss diagnosis and treatment with patients. The project will involve Moorfields sharing…

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