is a globally-oriented startup company developing digital solutions for the eye industry and ensuring eye and vision health. Global trends indicate that due to the modern lifestyle, half of the world population will be visually impaired and 20% of the population will be on the verge of blindness by the year 2050. With their solutions, they are introducing digital approaches into the eye industry, expanding access to quality medicinal solutions, and ensuring timely care and treatment.
Since its foundation in August 2015, Smart Optometry launched two solutions to the market. The first is the professional application Smart Optometry for eye specialists, which enables basic eye screening and diagnosis and is used by more than 25,000 registered expert users across the world. The second is the solution for vision therapy for kids, AmblyoPlay
, helping kids between 4 and 14 years of age to eliminate vision problems such as lazy eye, strabismus, insufficient convergence and similar, which up to 15% of children face. In their solution development, the company is collaborating with leading Slovenian and international experts and institutions. Their successful work in this niche segment and their incredible potential was also recognized by the EyeFocus accelerator of the German pharmaceutical giant Bayer and by the Kolektor Ventures fund, which also supported the company with an investment.