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 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 […]

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 […]

QuickSee nominated for 2020 Silmo d’Or awards

thinking design, creative solutions We’re pleased to announce that QuickSee by PlenOptika was nominated for SILMO d’Or in the Material / Equipment category by SILMO Paris, one of Europe’s largest annual gatherings for the optical and eyewear industry. (Due to the international COVID-19 crisis, the annual gathering was cancelled and SILMO announced online continuation of […]

QuickSee found most accurate portable autorefractor in independent review

Optometrist carrying QuickSee handheld autorefractor out of the office

thinking design, creative solutions 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 […]

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. […]

PlenOptika to Release QuickSee Wavefront Refractor

QuickSee handheld autorefractor

thinking design, creative solutions Vision Monday Product: QuickSee Wavefront Refractor Top Line: PlenOptika, a biomedical technology company based in Allston, Mass., has completion the production process for the QuickSee Wavefront Refractor and plans to release the device in February. Upon final FDA registration and availability, PlenOptika’s QuickSee will be supplied to U.S. optometrists and other […]

Startup aims to make vision care more accessible in developing world

QuickSee on a white table, surrounded by test lenses

thinking design, creative solutions Rob MathesonMIT 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 […]