Beautiful VR setting could reduce pain in unpleasant medical procedure

Being immersed in a stunning ‘virtual’ Icelandic landscape can reduce the pain caused by uncomfortable medical procedures, new research has found.

Mon, 11 Jul 2022
Virtual Reality

The study compared patients with and without virtual reality (VR) headsets having rigid cystoscopies, where a rigid telescope is inserted through the urethra into the bladder. The research is being presented today at the European Association of Urology congress, EAU21.