Zilia earns FDA clearance for retinal camera

Co-founders Patrick Sauvageau and Dominic Sauvageau with the Ocular FC. [Image courtesy of Zilia]Zilia announced today that it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Ocular FC retinal camera for non-invasive ocular assessments.

Quebec City, Canada-based Zilia designed the Ocular FC system for assessing ocular biomarkers. The company believes it could “transform the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases,” according to a news release. It said the FDA clearance marks a “pivotal moment” in the company’s growth.

The first-of-its-kind technology integrates advanced photonics and artificial intelligence (AI). This aims to leverage the eye’s optical properties and direct connections to the vascular system and the brain. According to Zilia, this could help to capture critical information both on ocular and overall health.

This technology harnesses imaging, spectrometry, and artificial intelligence to detect and measure biomar…

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