PlenOptika participates in spaceflight vision testing

Yozo Hirano (L), Alexander Misurkin (C) and Yusaku Maezawa (R) will be traveling to the International Space Station arranged by Space Adventures in partnership with Roscosmos. (Photo/Roscosmos)

Yozo Hirano (L), Alexander Misurkin (C) and Yusaku Maezawa (R) will be traveling to the International Space Station arranged by Space Adventures in partnership with Roscosmos. (Photo/Roscosmos) Handheld autorefractor to be used in Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) research  Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 29 – PlenOptika, Inc., creator of QuickSee™, the world’s most accurate handheld […]

PlenOptika announces grant program for US mission- and faith-based vision care providers

Left: The QuickSee handheld autorefractor; Right: Dr Garret Wentz using QuickSee in his community vision clinic

thinking design, creative solutions Initiative to increase access to eyeglass prescriptions in vulnerable and underserved communities    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS—PlenOptika announced a new grant program to increase access by mission- and faith-based nonprofit organizations in the US to QuickSee, the world’s most accurate handheld autorefractor. 10 grants worth $1,500 toward the purchase of a QuickSee device […]

PlenOptika Recognized by Prestigious Startup Innovation and Small Business Technology Transfer Program MassVentures

MassVentures logo

thinking design, creative solutions Cambridge, Massachusetts, 3 August 2021 – PlenOptika, Inc., creator of QuickSee™, the world’s most accurate handheld autorefractor, has been recognized as a Stage II “START” winner by MassVentures, a venture capital firm that helps transfer research and early-stage innovations into technology businesses and jobs in Massachusetts. Last year, PlenOptika was one […]

What your patients need to know about healthy vision

Happy young woman laughing Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

thinking design, creative solutions Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 1 — May is Healthy Vision Month, and PlenOptika, maker of the QuickSee handheld autorefractor, urges all optometrists to reach out to patients with eye care information that helps to maintain healthy vision, could save their vision, and possibly even save their lives. “Many patients only go to […]

SECO 2021: 4 ODs who have already evolved patient care

Optometrist refracting students in Dr Alan Glazier's vision care mission to Anguilla

thinking design, creative solutions Cambridge, Massachusetts, April 1 – This month, the Southern Educational Conference of Optometry (SECO) is offering “a first look at the research, technology, and techniques that are evolving patient care and propelling the optometric profession forward.” One instrument maker noted that ODs should be aware of four colleagues who have been […]

QuickSee found convenient, accurate in pediatric refraction

thinking design, creative solutions Handheld, open-view design enables effective outreach A new study published in PLoS ONE, “Assessment of the QuickSee wavefront autorefractor for characterizing refractive errors in school-age children,” finds QuickSee ideally suited to refracting children in school screenings and public health outreach.  The study, conducted at the Ophthalmology Department of Fundación Jiménez Díaz […]

PlenOptika Director of Engineering named 2020 IAPB Eye Health Hero

QuickSee Engineer Carlos Hernandez

thinking design, creative solutions Carlos Hernández recognized as an innovator in the global effort to improve vision Boston, MA—PlenOptika, a biomedical technology company bringing cutting-edge vision technology to front-line vision care professionals worldwide, announced today that Carlos Santiago Hernández, Director of Engineering, was named an Eye Health Hero in the Innovators category for 2020 by The […]

IAPB Standard List adds QuickSee handheld autorefractor

QuickSee handheld autorefractor with IAPB Valued Supplier seal

thinking design, creative solutions This month the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) added QuickSee to its esteemed Standard List.  “We are thrilled to be included in the Standard List,” said Shivang Dave, PlenOptika CEO and one of QuickSee’s inventors. “As a leading organization in the fight to prevent blindness and improve eye […]

PlenOptika recognized in Essilor See Change 2019 Report

Essilor See Change 2019 Report Cover

thinking design, creative solutions In its 2019 report, Eliminating Poor Vision in a Generation, Essilor See Change identified PlenOptika as a leading technology developer helping to meet the global challenge of poor vision. Among many other details of the challenge, the report cited the relative inaccessibility of tools to diagnose refractive errors for billions of people. […]

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