RetMap, Inc.

RetMap, Inc. is a medical device company in the ophthalmology space. Our products make ERG testing (the EKG of the eye) more effective, efficient, and safer.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Grayslake, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2009
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website retmapinc.com

Company Summary

RetMap, Inc is a private ophthalmic medical device startup. We deliver innovative engineering solutions that save vision. Our robust product pipeline addresses clinical barriers in diagnosis and treatment of eye disease and injury. We are currently focused on commercializing our first product, the RM Electrode - the first soft disposable contact lens sensor for electroretinography (ERG, the EKG of the eye).


  • Tamas builds enterprise value and accelerates revenue by finding new revenue streams, new channels, new markets and new products. He excels in technical and business innovation, emerging trends and markets. Tamas received his MBA from Chicago Booth School of Business and his PhD in bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Tamas has 23 yrs of innovation/entrepreneurship experience spanning startups to Fortune 500.

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    Dr. John R. Hetling

    John is a leader and expert in electrophysiology of vision, with many publications in the field. As CSO, John plays an instrumental role in RetMap's science and technology development. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the Director of the Neural Engineering and Vision Laboratory, where most of the the RetMap technologies were invented.

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    Dr. Safa Rahmani

    Safa was trained as a biomedical engineer at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During her Masters at UIC, she made the initial discoveries that led to the invention of the CLEAr Lens. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University where she earned her MD degree and completed her ophthalmology residency. She completed her surgical vitreoretinal fellowship at Mass Eye and Ear at Harvard University.

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    Micah Litow

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    Director of Operations