About us

This Is Us

At retinar, we are driven by a shared passion for innovation and a commitment to improving healthcare outcomes through cutting-edge technology. Founded by a experts in artificial intelligence, healthcare, and telemedicine, our mission is to revolutionize the way retinal diseases are detected and managed.

Our Vision

Our vision is clear: to democratize access to advanced retinal screening solutions, ensuring that every individual, regardless of location or socioeconomic status, has the opportunity to receive early detection and treatment for potentially blinding conditions.

Our Approach

Our team comprises AI researchers, healthcare professionals, and software engineers, all working collaboratively to develop and refine our state-of-the-art retinal screening platform. By combining expertise from various fields, we are able to create innovative solutions that address the complex challenges of retinal disease detection and management.

Meet Our Team

  • José Ignacio Orlando, PhD: Co-founder. Associate Researcher at CONICET. University professor at UNICEN (Tandil, Argentina)
  • Mercedes Leguía, MD: Co-founder. Ophthalmologist. Retinal specialist. Chief of Ophthalmology Department at Hospital El Cruce (Florencio Varela, Argentina)
  • Ignacio Larrabide, PhD: Co-founder. Principal Researcher at CONICET. University professor at UNICEN (Tandil, Argentina)

Our Collaborators

This initiative started as a R&D project, built thanks to the collaboration of many students, clinicians and developers who helped retinar to become what it is now. Their invaluable contributions have been fundamental in bringing our vision to life and advancing the field of retinal health.

  • Lucas Telesco. Software Engineer, PhD student. DevOps specialist. Implemented our image quality module as part of his PhD, and deployed our first MVP.
  • Eugenia Moris. Software Engineer, PhD student. Implemented our glaucoma detection and optic disc and cup segmentation model, as part of her PhD.
  • Franco Arellano. Software Engineer. Python developer. Implemented our backend as part of his Software Engineering degree.
  • Agustín Carmusciano. Medicine student. Front-end developer. Refined our frontend as part of his professional practices for his Bachelor in Software Development degree.
  • Roberto Marcos. Software Engineer. Front-end developer. Implemented our frontend as part of his Software Engineering degree.
  • Tomás Castilla. Software engineer. Implemented the first version of our diabetic retinopathy screening model as part of his Software Engineering degree.

We are proud to collaborate with leading institutions and organizations in the healthcare and technology sectors to further advance our mission. Some of our collaborators include:

Why Choose Us?

Expertise: Our team brings together expertise from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to approach retinal health from multiple perspectives and develop comprehensive solutions. Innovation: We are at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in retinal screening technology. Accessibility: We believe that healthcare should be accessible to all. That’s why we have designed our solutions to be affordable, scalable, and easy to implement in a variety of healthcare settings. Join Us in Our Mission

We invite you to join us in our mission to transform vision health. Whether you’re a government agency, healthcare provider, or industry partner, we welcome collaboration and partnership opportunities to drive meaningful change in retinal disease detection and management.