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Pykus Therapeutics, Inc.
Pykus Therapeutics, Inc.

At the end of retina surgery, a gas bubble is injected into the eye to tamponade (or affix) the retina in place. To keep the gas bubble (which floats) directed against the back of the eye, patients are required to lay face-down for 1 week or more and cannot see through the gas bubble nor fly until it dissipates. We are developing a optically clear, biodegradable polymer that will remove these lifestyle burdens from patients, as well as improve surgical outcomes and reduce reoperation rates.
Pykus Therapeutics is developing a dissolvable intraocular device to make retinal surgery less painful and more successful.

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2017

2017 Diamond Boston

Sub industry

Medical Devices

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