Services

The Optimeyes simulation framework can do much more than the CE marked product. Although not directly applicable to patients, the software can be used to run parametric simulation studies and sensitivity analyses which can be used for virtual clinicals or virtual clinical trials. In addition, Optimo Medical is also providing consulting services to our collaboration partners from both the industry and clinics. We have established a large knowledge database, expertise, and a comprehensive simulation framework of ocular tissue biomechanics. Focusing on the cornea, we are more and more extending our capabilities towards crystalline lens, capsular bag, zonules, and the whole oculus.

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Virtual Clinical Trials

VCT with your surgical technique and our large patient data base.

The OptimeyesTM simulation framework can do much more than the CE marked product. Although not directly applicable to patients, the software can be used to run parametric simulation studies on our large cases database. Clinical Directors can save time and money with “virtual clinicals”. The virtual clinical trials are executed based on data cases stored in our Optimeyes data base. 

 

Virtual Clinical Studies

 

Profit from the unique combination of expertise in corneal biomechanics, ANSYS’ robust numerical simulation platform, and the Optimeyes tools. With years of experience in research in the field of corneal biomechanics and simulation, we provide you with consulting and expertise for your questions. With our software suite we can offer support in answering your development questions, and in understanding corneal behavior.

Some examples of studies which were run with OptimeyesTM are given in the following list:

  • Parameter sensitivity analysis (optical zone, incision depth, off-axis, ...) in Arcuate Keratotomy.
  • Comparison of biomechanical effects and stability after LASIK vs SMILE surgery.
  • Contact lens placement on the cornea.
  • Impact of patient-interface shape on femto-second laser incisions.
  • Refractive effect of patterned collagen cross-linking.
  • Effect of corneal inlay implantation depth on biomechanics and corneal topography.

Avicenna Alliance

Optimo Medical is very happy to be part of the Avicenna Alliance since 2018. 

Avicenna Alliance is an association originating from a EU funded project which serves as a representative for in silico medicine toward the EU. In silico medicine is on the rise and our software is well-suited for it. To learn more about the potential of virtual clinical trials with OptimeyesTM, visit the respective page in the industry section of our webpage. If you are interested to learn more about the Avicenna Alliance, head on over to their page, where they also announce us as a new member.

In this Video, Avicenna Alliance members discuss the possibilities which in silico medicine can bring in the future (skip to minute 03:00 to hear the arguments from Optimo Medical's CEO, Harald Studer):

 


Consulting Services

Consulting in Corneal Biomechanics, Numerical Simulations, and Corneal Topography

The Optimeyes team of Optimo Medical AG has many years of experience in corneal biomechanics, numerical simulation (FEM), and corneal topography. We have published several papers and have given many talks (also invited) in the field at international conferences. We can provide senior level consulting services for surgeons, R&D engineers, and product managers.

Corneal Topography

OptimeyesTM provides all sort of corneal maps to the user. Some of them are included in our CE marked product OptimeyesTM, many are not (e.g. principal curvature maps based on differential geometry). We have put in many years of research and development into our map representations and data displays. Besides a comprehensive corneal topography toolbox, this has given us the expertise we need to provide senior level consulting service in corneal topography.

 


Corneal Biomechanics and numerical simulations

Corneal biomechanics, a long-neglected aspect in cataract and refractive surgery, has gained popularity over the last decade. Harald Studer has been part of a small group of international experts, constantly pushing hard to raise the awareness of the importance of biomechanics. He is now an accepted expert in the field, with may paper publications and presentations at international conferences such as the ESCRS, ARVO, AAP, ASCRS, and APAO. 

We have developed a comprehensive simulation framework for corneal biomechanics. This framework enables us to simulate any type of physical interference with the cornea. A few examples of this rich catalog are given here:

 Biomechanics Example Simulations


Many more applications are possible. If you are struggling with corneal biomechanical effects, or have open questions regarding corneal topography, please do not hesitate to contact us anytime (contact us). 


Knowledge Database

Optimo Medical has established a large knowledge database, expertise, and a comprehensive simulation framework of ocular tissue biomechanics. Focusing on the cornea, we are more and more extending our capabilities towards crystalline lens, capsular bag, zonules, and the whole occulus. 

To remain in touch with research and constantly expand our horizons, we participate in two Eurostars projects (listed below) which allow us to increase our expertise further.

Information on corneal biomechanics and simulations.

We also foster knowledge on recent publications in the field in our CBEssentials Magazine and make sure to remain up-to-date with research relevant to our field.

List of selected publications:

Sample projects: Lens Accommodation Simulation for Eurostars

We are consistently working on extending our simulation capabilities from cornea-sclera-only to the full eye. Part of this process is our involvement in a EUREKA eurostars project called RayFEye, together with Rowiak GmbH and the Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH). The goal of the project is to develop a model of the full eye, including the cornea, sclera, lens accommodation, and the retina. Ray-tracing algorithms thereby enable us to not only generate biomechanical simulations but also simulations of the patients' vision. 

accommodation web

The model is generic and not patient-specific just yet. Nevertheless, it shows a nice match in accommodative amplitude for both young and old eyes. The model can be used as a sand-box to develop and test novel treatment methods in the young and old lens.

Second Eurostars Project: Imcustomeye

Optimo Medical AG is also part of a research project called "Imcustomeye" that is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Program. Its goal is to develop a patient-specific eye model that helps to personalize ophthalmic healthcare and also improves diagnostics in this area.