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Selene G. Parekh, M.D. uses Google Glass during foot/ankle procedure

Dr. Parekh conducted the procedure while wearing the Google Glass technology and broadcast live streaming video via the Internet. The technology allowed for hands-free recording video without the OR disruption of a video crew and related risk of infection. Additionally, it provided viewers the surgeon's unique vantage point during the surgery.

Nextremity Solutions, an orthopaedic device company which specializes in forefoot surgery implants, recently obtained Google Glass and will evaluate its applications in its surgeon training initiatives. The company will work with Dr. Parekh to ensure that the technology is used in a manner most beneficial to surgeons.

Read the full release from Nextremity Solutions online.