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Google Glass for Recording Scleral Buckling Surgery

Ehsan Rahimy, MD1,2; Sunir J. Garg, MD1,2
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1Retina Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2Mid Atlantic Retina, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(6):710-711. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.0465.
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This Clinical Review describes the experience of using Google Glass to record scleral buckling surgery and discusses its potential use in medical education.

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Submitted for Publication: October 26, 2014; final revision received January 1, 2015; accepted January 1, 2015.

Corresponding Author: Sunir J. Garg, MD, Retina Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, 840 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (sgarg@midatlanticretina.com).

Published Online: March 26, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.0465.

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were reported.

Funding/Support: This study was supported by the J. Arch McNamara Fund for retina research at Wills Eye Hospital.

Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding source had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.

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Still image obtained with Google Glass during scleral buckling procedure.

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Google Glass During Scleral Buckling

Video image obtained with google glass during scleral buckling procedure.

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