A Robot Just Performed Eye Surgery

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.

Mechanical Wrist Will Take Robotic Surgery To Places As-Yet Inoperable

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.

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