A compact instrument for the objective Measurement Of Macular pigmENT Optical density (MOMENTO)

The project focuses on the development of a compact instrument for the objective and in-vivo measurement of the optical density of an ocular pigment known as the macular pigment, based on a laboratory prototype. During the project, the instrument was redesigned to reduce its form factor and its cost, as well as to increase its accuracy and speed of measurement, in order to meet clinical needs. A first compact prototype was developed and tested on a small cohort of healthy volunteers. The work is supported by Attract funded by EU.