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DISCRIMINATION TEST FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA DETECTION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
465
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
465
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
LKC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
2 PROFESSIONAL DRIVE, SUITE 222 GAITHERSBURG, MD -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: DISCRIMINATION TEST FOR EARLY GLAUCOMA DETECTION
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $500,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP AND EVALUATE A NEW INSTRUMENT DESIGNED TO PSYCHOPHYSICALLY DETECT EARLIEST SIGNS OF LOSS OF VISION DUE TO NERVE DAMAGE FROM GLAUCOMA OR OCULAR HYPERTENSION. THE PROPOSED INSTRUMENT IS A COMPUTER-CONTROLLED PROJECTION PERIMETER THAT EMPLOYS PATTERN DISCRIMINATIONS, AS OPPOSED TO CONVENTIONAL MEASURES OF LUMINANCE CONTRAST THRESHOLDS, AS THE CRITERION FOR DETECTING VISUAL FIELD ABNORMALITIES. THE PROJECT PROPOSED IN THIS APPLICATION CONSISTS OF DEVELOPING THE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FOR A PROTOTYPE MODEL OF THE PATTERN DISCRIMINATION PERIMETER. THIS MODEL WILL BE SUBJECTED TO TESTING AT LKC TO VERIFY THAT IT IS READY FOR CLINICAL EVALUATION. CLINICAL TESTING WILL BEGIN AT COMPLETION OF PHASE I.

Principal Investigator:

Jerome Leight
3018401992

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Lkc Systems Inc.
2 Professional Drive Suite 222 Gaithersburg, MD 20879

EIN/Tax ID: 521035706
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No