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QuickSee with ADA and tax savings graphics

QuickSee purchases before the end of the year may be eligible for significant ADA compliance tax credits and Section 179 deductions*. The ADA tax credit could be worth 50% of your eligible expenditures this year, up to a maximum of $10,250. Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows you to deduct the full purchase […]

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 […]

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 evaluated in TVST article

Person in India being measured with QuickSee

INDEPENDENT RESEARCHQuickSee technology found to be reliable compared to retinoscopy in TVST study Research conducted at the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Bhubaneswar, India was published in Translational Vision Science and Technology in the article Does the Accuracy and Repeatability of Refractive Error Estimates Depend on the Measurement Principle of Autorefractors?  The study was designed to “determine […]

Dr Charles Schlievert discusses using QuickSee in nursing homes

Screenshot of Dr Schlievert interview video INTERVIEWDr. Charles Schlievert, ODDr. Charles Optical in Atlanta, Georgia and optometrist in the Geriatric Eye Group which provides inpatient care for residents in skilled nursing and assisted living homes, memory care centers, and correctional facilities.  In this short interview, Dr Schlievert discusses how he uses the QuickSee handheld autorefractor to perform clinical quality vision […]

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 […]

QuickSee found most accurate portable autorefractor in independent review

Optometrist carrying QuickSee handheld autorefractor out of the office

A new independent literature review published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, “Better one or two? A systematic review of portable automated refractors,” finds QuickSee the most accurate portable autorefractor for vision care providers considering practice adaptations to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. Research on QuickSee and other portable autorefractors was analyzed on a range of criteria including […]

IAPB Standard List adds QuickSee handheld autorefractor

QuickSee handheld autorefractor with IAPB Valued Supplier seal

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 health, IAPB’s evaluation of […]