High-Precision Assistance For Eye Surgery

    Preceyes develops innovative robotic solutions to assist eye surgeons in performing the most demanding surgical tasks. Preceyes enables the development of new, high-precision treatments and facilitates existing vitreoretinal surgery.


    Scaling of movements and filtering of hand tremors yield unprecedented steadiness and precision, whilst standby functionality improves control and enables to relax during surgery by freezing the instrument position.


    Whilst the hybrid setup allows the surgeon to maintain patient contact, the instrument minimizes residual eye movements by holding the cannula and safety boundaries are employed to limit instrument movements.

    Workflow Optimization

    During surgery, the instrument is easily included to assist in a specific task and instruments are easily changed, whilst instrument movements are recorded for post-surgical evaluation and training purposes.


    Existing surgery

    Eye surgeons work at their limits. To ensure safe surgery, many years of training and the highest level of motor skills are demanded. Worldwide, over 6.5 million people with vitreoretinal diseases are treated annually, 20% of which includes highly-delicate surgical procedures. The PRECEYES Surgical System facilitates these treatments by assisting eye surgeons in performing the most demanding surgical tasks.

    New surgery

    Worldwide, an estimated 50 to 75 million people suffer from visual impairment related to retinal diseases that have no adequate treatment yet; the leading cause of vision loss in industrialized countries. High-precision delivery of innovative drugs, gene therapy and cell products are widely anticipated to enable adequate treatments in the near future. Preceyes delivers the high level of precision that is demanded for these treatments.


    Strategically located in the Dutch Brainport region, the high-precision capital of the world, Preceyes builds upon excellent research of Eindhoven University of Technology. Incorporated in 2015, Preceyes has developed the PRECEYES Surgical System, which has successfully been validated in clinical investigations. In 2016, the world’s first robot-assisted surgery in the eye was performed with Preceyes’ robot. The PRECEYES Surgical System R1.1 has a CE mark and is commercially available as a research platform. Further industrialization is targeted in the coming years.


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