Dr Charles Schlievert discusses using QuickSee in nursing homes

Screenshot of Dr Schlievert interview video

thinking design, creative solutions https://youtu.be/oqW4PR5c4Eo INTERVIEWDr. Charles Schlievert, ODDr. Charles Optical in Atlanta, Georgia and optometrist in the Geriatric Eye Group which provides inpatient care to 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 […]

PlenOptika Director of Engineering named 2020 IAPB Eye Health Hero

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 International Agency for the […]

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 […]

Startup aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

QuickSee on a white table, surrounded by test lenses

Rob Matheson MIT News Office Vision impairment is a major global issue. More than 2 billion people worldwide don’t have access to corrective lenses. Getting eyeglasses prescriptions is especially difficult in developing countries. Optometrists are generally located in urban centers and rarely see patients from rural areas, so many people suffer from uncorrected impairments. According […]