Dr Jeremiah Kelly

The Rapida Dark Adaptometer

08 Apr 2021 - Work

Dark Adaptation when the visual system has to adapt to a dark environment after being in the light.

I am a founder and director of a medical device company spun out from the University ofManchester.

The Rapida dark adaptometer

We are building a device to help people with early macular disease. Age related macular disease (AMD) is the commonest cause of vision loss in people over 65 and is growing.

The disease takes, many forms;

Although currently there is no treatment for dry AMD, many pharmaceutical companies are invetsigating possible therapies.

Data taken from the ONS showing the numbers of people in the UK affected by AMD.
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