16 year old invents 3D printed eye test for preventing blindness in diabetics

16 year old invents 3D printed eye test for preventing blindness in diabetics

Kavya Kopparapu, a 16 year old student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia, has invented a 3D printed device that can detect signs of degenerative eye disease. The device works with an AI smartphone app. Kopparapu and her team digitally trained the Eyeagnosis package which is intended to be a cheaper, more accessible eye care alternative for patients with diabetes. One third of the 415 million diabetics worldwide will develop diabetic retinopathy in their life time. Image via the NIH National Eye Institute A fast-acting diagnosis to prevent blindness Development of Eyeagnosis started when Kopparapu’s […]

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