The Diamond Eye™ Market

The Costs

 

Over 200 million people worldwide, born with sight, are afflicted with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or retinitis pigmentosa (RP) leading to blindness.

iBIONICS’ first target is late-stage age-related macular degeneration. The only available treatment is bionic vision. Reimbursement via insurers is available in the US, Europe and Canada for bionic vision solutions.

Worldwide Data

In 2015, a quarter of the world’s blind population or 50 million people had degenerative retina disease.

By 2020, 200 million people will be living with degenerative retina disease making the societal cost of blindness $670B.

US / Canada Retinal Market

In the US and Canada, 16 million people have dry age-related macular degeneration

1st  Target Market

 

  • Epi-retinal bionic vision reimbursed by insurance in US, Canada and Europe
  • There is no cure and the only available treatment is bionic vision

In the US and Canada, 430,000 people have late-stage dry age-related macular degeneration

Reaching the Patient

 

  • US Medicare annual budget for wet AMD drugs = $3 billion
  • 5,000 retina surgeons (members of American Retina Society)

There is no cure for dry age-related macular degeneration.

The only available treatment is bionic vision. Introducing the iBIONICS Diamond Eye™.

Information for Changemakers: Qualified Investors and Partners

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