According to WHO(World Health Organization) 2010 Global Data On Visual Impairments, globally the number of people of all ages visually impaired is estimated to be 285 million, of whom 39 million are blind and 246 million having low vision. 65 % of people visually impaired and 82% of all blind are 50 years and older.
The causes of blindness are cataract 51%, glaucoma 8%, AMD 5%, childhood blindness and corneal opacities 4%, uncorrected refractive errors and trachoma 3%, and diabetic retinopathy 1%, the undetermined causes are 21%. The preventable causes are as high as 80% of the total global burden.
Vision loss can be prevented with the EyeCheckup artificial intelligence supported early detection system.
EyeCheckup is an AI-powered multiple disease detection and early diagnosis system for cost-effective eye screening using retinal images obtained from fundus cameras. EyeCheckup captures a retinal fundus image of the patient’s eye, sends images to the cloud for analysis and provides a PDF report.
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