A tech company in Hong Kong says it has developed the world’s first artificially intelligent laser skin treatment, which scans and detects the heat, sensitivity and shape of a customer’s face. Rods Technology spent over five years developing the technology to help reduce the number of injuries caused by manual treatments conducted by “blind” dermatologists. Over 100 laser facial injuries were reported in Hong Kong between January and July 1, 2022. With a human operator only needing to turn on the machine, the robot dermatologist is able to customise a treatment to help reduce acne scarring, wrinkles and even remove tattoos. The first commercial facial was sold in July 2022.