This is extraordinary. I mean, come on.
We're looking at surgery performed inside the human eye. By a robot.
Robot surgery has been around for a while - and there are obvious advantages to having the accuracy of a machine working on such a delicate area as the eye. But this is the first time eye surgery has been performed by our future overlords, and it is pretty incredible.
Robotic surgery has become a relatively commonplace, with 1.7 million robotic procedures occurring between 2007 and 2013. This new tiny robotic wrist, however, will take the procedure into the head, face and neck.