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From The Foundry, an Incubator Focused on Ophthalmology

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The Foundry has created a new incubator to focus on ophthalmology, Forsight Labs, in partnership with Eugene de Juan, MD, a leading ophthalmologist and serial entrepreneur, who was one of the founders of Second Sight, and InnoRx.

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