Preceyes enables world first robot-assisted eye surgery

Monday 12 September 2016

World’s first robot-assisted eye surgery with PRECEYES Surgical System

Eindhoven, 12 September 2016 – The world’s first robot-assisted operation inside the eye has been performed by surgeons at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital using the PRECEYES Surgical System.

Marc de Smet, MD,  Chief Medical Officer of Preceyes said: “This is the culmination of 10 years of work. Our initial aim is to push the limits of eye surgery and facilitate current procedures. The ease with which Professor MacLaren carried out the operation is a major step and a clear validation of our technology and the benefits of robotic assistance.”

Further information:

BBC News

Robot operates inside eye in world first

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