Eyenuk, Inc. and Devlyn Optical, a spin-off of Grupo Devlyn, a multinational optical retailer with over one thousand stores in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and the USA, announced today that they will collaborate to pilot diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening services at Devlyn’s convenient optical retail locations by leveraging Eyenuk’s AI-enabled DR screening and telemedicine technologies.
Devlyn Optical will now offer, on a regular basis, free vision screenings and cleaning and adjustments of eyeglasses at the Mexican Consulate in San Antonio, Texas. The objective is to work in conjunction with la Ventanilla de Salud by offering this service once a month at the consulate and every time there are special health fairs in the San Antonio area.
Devlyn Optical and Visibly, a Chicago-based tele-heath company partner to offer online vision testing services in Texas and California. With this partnership Devlyn Optical will
American Optometric Association recently quoted that 25% children in United States have been identified with undiagnosed vision problems. This has impacted their ability to learn. Furthermore, uncorrected vision related problems are affecting productivity of 33% working population. Due to poor vision, chances of falls and hip fractures are as high as 7 times among senior people.