top of page


What is a fundus examination?

The fundus examination is performed by a special camera to inspect the retina, the back part of the eye responsible for converting light into signals that go to the brain. Fundus exams help detect injuries even before a patient notices any change in their vision.

Who needs a fundus eye exam and with what frequency?

The ophthalmologists and retina specialists recommend fundus eye exam every 6 or 12 months to adults over 40 or people that have been diagnosed with diabetes and/or hypertension.

How can I now if I am at risk of developing retina damage?

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes or hypertension, you are at high risk of developing sight-threatening retina diseases. However, in Mexico 1 every 2 people with diabetes or hypertension doesn't know that they live with any of both diseases. 

How PROSPERiA facilitates fundus eye examinations?

PROSPERiA's team developed Retinia®, a computer program that analyzes retina images to automatically determine if a patient presents characteristic lesions of diabetic retinopathy. The retina images are captured in less than 10 minutes with a specialized fundus camera through a non-invasive and completely ambulatory process.

Where can I take a Retinia® fundus exam?

Retinia® is available at some opticians and pharmacies in Mexico City, the State of Mexico and Puebla through our commercial partners and we are working to reach many more places.

bottom of page