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VR in Healthcare: Live Virtual Surgery

Healthcare has become one of the big adopters of VR – using it as a teaching aid, to treat phobias & to manage chronic pain.   Surgeon Dr Shafi Ahmed became one of the first to offer a live virtual surgery experience in April 2016 at the Royal London hospital.   Meanwhile, in the US, VR has been used to help soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, manage chronic pain and for arachnophobics to overcome …