Marie Thibault

March 30, 2017

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Virtual reality is transforming the way we approach healthcare and treat illnesses. Here are just five examples of virtual reality's place in medicine.

No, virtual reality isn’t new. But recent advances in technology and more accessible price points have made its fantastical future seem realizable. Today, the possible applications of virtual reality within healthcare seem boundless. According to a Goldman Sachs research report, healthcare applications for virtual and augmented reality are expected to be worth more than $5 billion by 2025, the second largest segment of the market.

Here are just five of the ways virtual reality and augmented reality are being used to transform illness today. There are myriad applications being used today or expected to be within reach soon. Read on to find out more.


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Marie Thibault

Marie Thibault is the managing editor for Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry and Qmed. Reach her at [email protected] and on Twitter @MedTechMarie.

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