It has been reported that the University of  California-San Francisco has received approval from the Institutional Review Board to use Google’s computerised eyeglasses during surgeries. It is the first approval in the US by the board.


“Pierre Theodore, a cardiothoracic surgeon at UCSF, has performed 10 to 15 surgeries using Google Glass.


The device sends de-identified radiographic images from a secure site. Surgeons then can use the images while performing surgical procedures”.


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Comment by Viola Sheen on December 20, 2013 at 7:12pm

I havent heard this but I think its great that Google Glass is not going to be used in entertainment purpose only, but also for saving lives. I am going to buy it when it comes out in 2014. You can see an article on how technology is helping medical science on this:


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