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How immersive technology could drive the future of healthcare

Jeffrey Tan
Jeffrey Tan1/11/2019 11:39 AM GMT+08  • 2 min read
How immersive technology could drive the future of healthcare
SINGAPORE (Jan 11): Immersive technology is ­increasingly being deployed in various fields other than electronic games and entertainment. 
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SINGAPORE (Jan 11): Immersive technology is ­increasingly being deployed in various fields other than electronic games and entertainment.

Take medicine for example, where Singapore start-up BetaSight is using virtual reality (VR) headsets to make the diagnosis of glaucoma easier.

Glaucoma is an eye condition in which the optic nerve is damaged as a result of ­abnormally high pressure in the eye. If the damage continues, it can cause permanent vision loss.

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