Virtual reality glasses being used in French hospitals

Hospitals in France are using VR to help patients during operations.
Hospitals in France are using VR to help patients during operations.

Hospitals are giving virtual reality (VR) glasses to patients undergoing operations to help them relax and to reduce pain and stress.

Rouen and Strasbourg are two of the hospitals to have taken up the technology, which was launched by French start-up HypnoVR last year. The glasses can be used before, during and after surgery. Benefits include allowing doctors to use local ...

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