Eyenuk: Artificial Intelligence Boosts Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Rates

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Diabetes risks creating an epidemic of blindness, since 40% of people with diabetes develop retinopathy. Only about half of diabetes patients comply with annual eye screening recommendations, a gap Eyenuk thinks it can bridge by putting expert software for evaluating the back of the eye into the hands of primary care and other frontline physicians that care for patients with diabetes.

Kaushal Solanki, PhD, didn’t start off in the medical industry; he ended up founding a medtech company the way so many entrepreneurs do, after an unsatisfying experience with healthcare.


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