Innovation in Focus

Do Two Famous Droids Signal the Future of Eye Care?

  • Rhona Lahey Canadian Association of Optometrists
  • Chris Wroten
Keywords: artificial intelligence; ambient clinical intelligence; deep learning;, neural networks; machine learning


Artifical intelligence has become commonplace in society, so that many things once considered revolutionary are no longer even considered AI.  Examining some of AI's hisotrical milestones and understanding a few basic terms will allow us to better understand several current AI health care projects and their potential impact on eye care.

Author Biography

Rhona Lahey, Canadian Association of Optometrists

Director, Communications and Marketing

How to Cite
Lahey, R., & Wroten, C. (2019). Innovation in Focus. Canadian Journal of Optometry, 81(3), 51-54.
Innovations in Eye Care