Google has developed Deep Learning Algorithm to detect Diabetic Eye Disease

New advances in Deep Learning help solving many important medical and healthcare problems.By Otto MergenDiabetic retinopathy (DT), also known as diabetic eye disease, is a diabetes complication that affects the eyes. It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye. It is a serious disease that can lead to irreversible blindness and affects up to 80 percent of all patients who have had diabetes for 20 years or more. Considering that there are 415 million diabetic patients worldwide, it poses serious risks.However, proper treatment and monitoring of the eyes can substantially reduce the occurrence of DT. Unfortunately, medical specialists capable of detecting the disease are not available in many parts of the world where diabetes is prevalent. Usually specialists detect…


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