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’s QuickSee Free wins Silmo D’Or prize in Material & Equipment

QuickSee Free, winner of the Silmo D'Or 2023 for optical material & equipment

Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 2 – QuickSee Free, a new handheld wavefront aberrometry-powered autorefractor from PlenOptika, was named winner in the Material & Equipment category of the 30th SILMO D’Or awards in Paris on Saturday, September 30. “This is a reward for a lot of innovation and work,” said Rodolphe Tessé, President of Saargos, PlenOptika’s distribution […]

What do space flight, UN development goals, and eye charts have in common?

Artist conception of astronaut exploring Mars

Our new blog post at the Translational Research Institute for Space Health website explores the relationship between engineering for human exploration of space and health technology innovation on terra firma…our collaboration in space flight health research is already influencing our technology development strategy for the potential benefit of billions of us here. Read the story […]

PlenOptika partners with Sightsavers and the Fred Hollows Foundation for innovative task reallocation study

Young child wearing glasses and holding a book

Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 12 – PlenOptika’s partnership with two non-profits, Sightsavers and the Fred Hollows Foundation, pilots a new vision care strategy that aims to dramatically increase global access to vision correction. It’s estimated that, worldwide, one billion people need prescription glasses. While the demand for eye care services is increasing, low and middle income […]

PlenOptika demonstrates analytical technology to predict subjective refraction

Closeup of chart reflection on eyeglass lens

New research in Nature Scientific Reports shows potential for breakthrough technology innovation in vision care In research published this week in Nature Scientific Reports, authors demonstrate that dynamic retinal image analysis using wavefront aberrometry can dramatically improve the accuracy of autorefraction results to predict a vision correction prescription.  In “Predicting subjective refraction with dynamic retinal […]

PlenOptika wins 2022 SPIE Prism Award

Prism Award for PlenOptika

At a ceremony in San Francisco on January 26, PlenOptika was named the Prism Award winner in the Biomedical Devices category. The awards, presented by the SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, honor the best new optics and photonics products on the market ranging from scientific instruments to virtual reality and autonomous driving.  […]