Eyejusters

Eyejusters Ltd, Oxford UK

Eyejusters are self-adjustable eye glasses.

Product description Brand name and product description

Eyejusters are self-adjustable eye glasses which eliminate the need to have different pairs of glasses for different tasks or for individuals who are unable to see an optometrist to have glasses fit.

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

Countries where Eyejusters have 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 designs, manufactures and sells 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.

Retail price  of glasses available for purchase on eyejusters.com range from $40-59 USD.

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 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: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

 

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

Individuals  in developing countries in need of glasses, but without access to trained optometrists. (Eyejusters is also targeted at customers in developed countries who wear multiple glasses, each with a different purpose.)

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