Alexandra Hospital first in Asia-Pacific to use smart glasses as doctor's eyes and ears

Senior enrolled nurse Annie S Karvell using a Google Glass headset. According to Google, Alexandra Hospital is the first healthcare institution in the Asia-Pacific to use the device. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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SINGAPORE - After renovation contractor Sulaiman Abu Bakar injured his spinal cord in a cycling accident in August last year, he could not move his legs.

The 48-year-old is undergoing rehabilitation at home to recover his motor functions.

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