Eyejusters

Eyejusters Ltd, Oxford UK

Eyejusters are self-adjustable eyeglasses, designed to set the focal length of the lens based on the usage.

Product description Brand name and product description

Eyejusters are self-adjustable eyeglasses which eliminate the need to have different pairs of glasses for different tasks or for individuals who are unable to see an optometrist have glasses fit. The design deal with presbyopia, a condition in old ages where the eyes lose the power to switch from near vision to far vision. The design allows the spectacles to move from convex to concave with the application of the fluid-filled lens.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Countries where the product has been distributed include: South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Morocco, Cameroon, India, US, & UK

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Eyejusters Ltd design and manufacture the glasses. Eyejusters Ltd also sells glasses to distributors in developed countries and a portion of these sales covers donations of glasses that will be sent to distributors in developing countries.

NGOs that have done distributions include: Peace Corps, Developing World Connections, Vision Action, Eyes for the World, and Mobile Health International.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Focusspec  (Focus On Vision, The Netherlands), Adlens  (Adlens Ltd, United Kingdom), Adspecs  ( Center for Vision in the Developing World), ChildViSion glasses  (Dow Corp and Center for Vision in the Developing World)

Vision Spring is another organization involved in the distribution of glasses in developing countries, although not adjustable glasses. They have trained “vision entrepreneurs” who conduct vision screenings and dispense ready-made glasses to bottom of the pyramid customers.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and well-being

 

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals in developing countries in need of glasses for those without access to trained optometrists.

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