Focused on the future

LIQID Medical is a Cape Town based biotechnology start-up company, behind the multiple award winning OptiShunt device.
Double Design Innovation Seed Fund and Disability
Empowerment Award for OptiShunt project
About us


LIQID Medical is a multiple award winning biotechnology start-up company focused on developing truly innovative and high impact ophthalmic devices. Our core mission is to prevent global blindness, particularly in Africa.

Currently we have three ophthalmic devices at varying stages of product development.





Dr. Daemon McClunan is the creator of the OptiShunt and founder of Liqid Medical.

Dr McClunan was the recipient of the Geoff Howes and Ophthalmic society medals which are awarded to the highest achieving candidate in the Diploma and Fellowship of Ophthalmologists Part1 examinations respectively.


Dr McClunan serves on the executive committee of the South African Glaucoma Society, acts as an expert mentor to the Technology and Innovation Agency and holds a sessional consultant position at Groote Schuur Hospital.

Located in Cape Town, South Africa - World Design Capital 2014

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