EndoGuard – Intraoperative Corneal Monitoring for Cataract Surgery

  • Category: Medical Devices
  • Investment Status: Pre-Seed
  • Medical Field: Ophthalmology
  • Patent Status: Provisional
  • Development Status: POC
  • Medical Center: Rabin Medical Center
  • Inventors:  
    Dr. Yoav Nahum is the deputy director of the department of Ophthalmology at Rabin Medical Center, head of ocular surface disease service, and head of outpatient ophthalmology clinics in this department. He is a seasoned expert in cataract surgery, corneal transplantations and corneal refractive surgery, and works also as a house surgeon in Medica Medical Center, Tel Aviv.
    Dr. Amir Hendelman received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering in 2008, 2011 and 2014, respectively, all from Tel-Aviv University, Israel. In 2014, Amir joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering in Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) and is now a senior lecturer (with tenure). Amir established in HIT the Applied Optics and Machine Vision Lab. In addition to his academic background, Amir has over 10 years’ experience in computer vision and optics, which he gained during his works in several Hi-Tech companies, such as Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), Volume-Elements Ltd., and KLA-Tencor.

intraoperative monitoring of the corneal tissue during cataract surgery that  provides the surgeon with real-time alerts that will prevent and decrease endothelial damage, and improve the clinical outcome