Google Glass makes its way to the operating room (Video)

Plastic surgeon Dr. Rich Castellano injects Botox on a patient while wearing his Google Glass (Courtesy of Youtube).

Sophie Ho, special to

WASHINGTON — In the operating room, plastic surgeon Rich Castellano looks like any other doctor — scrubs and gloves — except for the Google Glass that rests on his head.

As he works on his patients — anything from Botox injections to facelifts — the Glass on his head livestreams videos and displays pictures, an augmented quasi-medical device for the 21st century doctor.

Dr. Castellano, founder of Imagelift, and who practices in Tampa, Florida is part of a small yet growing number of doctors who use Google Glass in the operating room.

Google Glass, the personal computer that users can wear as a headset, is still in its testing phase and was released to a handful of

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