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The corneal diffractive inlay : a new surgical solution for an optimum and flexible solution to the universal problem of presbyopia.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Lyon, RA, France
  • Currency EUR
  • Founded March 2011
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

Presbyopia, linked to natural ageing of the eye, is a focus defect which creates short distance vision problems. This universal defect has not found today a satisfactory chirurgical solution for people who do not want to have the constraint of wearing glasses when they reach the 40’s. Based on patented concepts developed by an ophtalmologist, Presbeasy develops a new implant, an innovative solution which is efficient, reversible and non-invasive.


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    Gilbert Cohen
    President and Chief Scientific Officer

    Dr.Gilbert Cohen is the co-founder and President of Presbeasy which was created based on his ideas and patents. He is an ophtalmologist specialized in refractive surgery with more than 4000 eyes operated. He also has some background in biomaterials and in public health matters and owns several patents. He runs his medical office in Lyon and operates in the Clinique du Parc.

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    Arnaud Delecroix

    Arnaud Delecroix joins Presbeasas an investor and new Managing Director, in order to build the commercialization strategy and the partnerships required for the development of the company. Degree from the IESEG (Lille), executive MBA, founder and manager of companies, he brings a large international experience in sales and marketing, in development of partnerships and distribution networks.

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    Jean-Christophe Robert
    Advanced Development Director

    Jean-Christophe Robert is co-founder of Presbeasy, a start-up company which develops innovative solutions for the chirurgical correction of presbyopia.
    Previously he was COO of Varioptic, a start-up company building optical components based on an innovative technology.
    He also has 20+years of experience in Kodak from Research, Development to industrialisation and commercialisation. He has lead R&D for Kodak in France during 5 years.


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