Rapid advances in AI in ophthalmology are a harbinger of things to come for other fields of medicine
The autonomous detection and triage of eye disease, or even accurate estimations of gender, age, and blood pressure from a simple retinal photo, may sound like the realms of science fiction, but advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have already made this a reality.1 Ophthalmology is at the vanguard of the development and clinical application of AI. Advances in the field may provide useful insights into the application of this technology in health care more broadly.
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