The future of AI lens design

Andrew McCarthy-McClean explores how ophthalmic lens companies are using AI in research and development

Thoughts about artificial intelligence (AI) may conjure images of sentient robots rising up and bringing about the end of humanity, à la the Terminator films. The reality, in optics at least, is mercifully not as dramatic and largely focuses on the collection of data to inform an improved lens design.

Shamir says AI is already vital in lens design because the process would be too demanding without tools to process the amount of data and design parameters collected by the company.

The company is collecting more and more data on how patients use their lenses to create solutions and offer the best vision.

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