This Device Is Designed To Distract You From Pain With Virtual Reality

This Device Is Designed To Distract You From Pain With Virtual Reality

Mixed reality that removes us from the present might become hospitals' solution to chronic pain

Jennifer Passas
  • 28 june 2016

Global design and strategy firm Frog recently teamed up with Stanford Plastic and reconstructive surgery resident, Dr. Brian Pridgen to develop a new VR headset designed for use in burn units in hospitals. The goal of the headset, which comes with built-in apps is to distract patients from painful medical treatments.

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