Dr Bruce Moore brings QuickSee Free to major outreach initiative in Mongolia

Two young Mongolian girls outdoors and smiling

Last month, Dr Bruce Moore, Professor at New England College of Optometry, and a team of colleagues and volunteers took QuickSee Free on their mission to screen children in Mongolia, sponsored by Orbis International. The success of the initiative attracted the interest of the Minister of Education and Science of Mongolia Enkh-Amgalan Luvsantseren, who wanted to learn […]

PlenOptika CEO Shivang Dave gives TEDx Talk on innovation strategy

Shivang Dave speaking at TEDx Berkshires

Check out Shivang Dave‘s TEDx Berkshires talk, “Innovating to Scale Vision Care: Move Thoughtfully and Make Things” In healthcare innovation, the popular tech industry bias to move fast and break things often falls short of meaningful impact and can even do more harm than good. In this TEDx talk, our CEO shares PlenOptika’s insights and […]

PlenOptika CEO Shivang Dave named for Washington University alumni award

Shivang Dave, University of Washington College of Engineering 2024 Diamond Award honoree

Cambridge, Massachusetts, January 31, 2024 – We’re excited to announce our CEO Shivang Dave is recognized this year by the University of Washington College of Engineering as one of their Diamond Awards honorees, for translating innovation to impact! Congratulations Shivang and the other accomplished awardees. “I’m honored and humbled to be included among this year’s […]

New research demonstrates QuickSee Free accuracy

QuickSee Free handheld autorefractor

Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 23, 2023 – New research published in Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics shows measurements from the new handheld wavefront autorefractor QuickSee Free produce a smaller difference between the device and subjective refractions than the difference between the two subjective refraction measurements in terms of mean bias error.  Existing studies typically assess autorefractor accuracy by […]

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

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 will be made available to […]

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

MassVentures logo

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 of 10 Stage I […]

What your patients need to know about healthy vision

Happy young woman laughing Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

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 the eye doctor when […]

SECO 2021: 4 ODs who have already evolved patient care

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

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 evolving patient care in […]

QuickSee found convenient, accurate in pediatric refraction

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 Hospital included 123 children […]