Vision loss is one of the major health care problems, especially for older people. According to D.A. Quillen, around one in three people, have any form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65. The most frequent causes of vision loss are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy.
Allow people to regain their sight!
Based out of London, Stan Karpenko, founded GiveVision in 2014 intending to develop a wearable vision aid that could transform the lives of people with severe sight impairments. Inspired by the latest developments in augmented and virtual reality technology, the UK-based startup aims to create a device that would allow people with sight loss to regain much of their sight.