“Virtual reality (VR) is a computer-based three-dimensional imaging sequence that creates a world within a computer system, allowing users to interact with it via a display screen, usually mounted to the face.

Previously, VR had only really impacted the public through video games, but Eng. Faisal Ayman Ashour looked at it differently.

He saw it as a potential non-pharmacologic form of pain relief, by delivering enough sensory information to reduce patient anxiety, eliminating the need for sedatives…”

Source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1453301/saudi-arabia