CorNeat Vision Unveils a Revolutionary Artificial Cornea
A nanotechnology-based solution to bring new hope to millions of blind and visually impaired
CorNeat Vision, an Israeli ophthalmic medical devices startup, announced today it has completed the design and development stage of its revolutionary cornea implant (CorNeat KPro / Keratoprosthesis), an associated implantation tool and dedicated manufacturing process. Following solution validation in NZW rabbits, the company is currently initiating formal biocompatibility and safety tests toward first implantation in Humans by mid-2018. The solution will be exposed for the first time to selected members of the Ophthalmic community at the XXXV European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Congress (ESCRS) in Lisbon, Portugal October 7th-11th, 2017.
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