Engineering Minute

Engineering Minute – Affordable Autorefractor

Low Cost Autorefractor Makes Vision Care More Affordable

One of the hangups of expanding optometry care to the developing world is cost. An MIT startup, PlenOptika, is hoping to change that with the QuickSee low cost autorefractor. This handheld medical device can take eyeglass prescription measurements in about ten seconds, for a third of the cost of conventional autorefractors. Read more about PlenOptika and the QuickSee device at MIT

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