Revolutionary Eyeglasses You Tune Yourself, No Optician Needed Game Changing Eyeglasses for the Developing World that Work for Every Prescription Revolutionary Eyeglasses You Tune Yourself, No Optician Needed Game Changing Eyeglasses for the Developing World that Work for Every Prescription
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Revolutionary Eyeglasses You Tune Yourself, No Optician Needed Game Changing Eyeglasses for the Developing World that Work for Every Prescription

by Alex Goldmark

May 27, 2011

This simplest solutions usually offer the biggest hope.

 

Right now the goal is to distribute 200 million pairs, pretty ambitious considering they run $25 a pair, way too expensive to market in the developing world.

Hopefully with Dow Corning aiding in manufacturing and design, and some economies of scale, the cost can drop, Silver hopes, to below to $2. You can see a map here of where the glasses are already in use, find out more about the plan to scale, how the adaptive eyeglasses work, and make a donation here

Top Photo: Nominee for the European Inventor Award 2011: Joshua Silver © European Patent Organisation 2011. 
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Revolutionary Eyeglasses You Tune Yourself, No Optician Needed Game Changing Eyeglasses for the Developing World that Work for Every Prescription