Rahil Garnavi

AI Holds Promise for Glaucoma, a Leading Global Cause of Blindness

IBM Research and New York University are using AI to analyze retina imaging data and help to assess the presence of glaucoma.

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Spotting Diabetic Retinopathy by analyzing medical images pixel by pixel

Medical images are a rich source of data for clinicians in their diagnosis and treatment of diseases. In fact, specialized fundus photography can help pinpoint tiny pathologies in the eyes of diabetics, revealing signs of diabetic retinopathy (DR), one of the world’s leading causes of blindness. In the vast majority of these cases, early detection […]

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Watson’s detective work could help stop the silent thief of sight

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide. The disease progresses very slowly and destroys vision gradually, starting with the side vision and narrowing over time.  It often remains undetected until irreversible eye sight is lost at later stages. It’s no surprise then, that glaucoma has earned a reputation as the silent thief of […]

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