Author Archives: Jessie Tang

AlleyWatch: This NYC Startup’s Vision Will Help Your Vision

Schedule a vision exam at Kalmus Optical

Schedule a vision exam at Kalmus Optical! Smart Vision Exams are the most convenient vision evaluation, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary. Get a new eyeglass prescription or a vision evaluation during all business hours.

5-Minute Eyeglass Prescriptions at Vint & York

Visit Vint & York in downtown NY for a Smart Vision Exam! The most convenient vision test, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary. Get new eyeglass prescriptions or a vision test during all business hours.

Digital Optiks Providing Vision Tests in Jamaica, NY Optical

Visit Digital Optiks in Jamaica, Queens for a Smart Vision Exam! The most convenient vision test, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary. Get a new eyeglass prescription or a vision test during all business hours.

Convenient Vision Exams on the Upper East Side

Need a new eyeglass prescription or a vision test? Visit Visual Optique in Upper East Side for a Smart Vision Exam! The most convenient vision test, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary.

Strand Pharmacy Optical Now Offering Smart Vision Exams

Need a new eyeglass prescription or a vision test? Visit Strand Pharmacy Optical in Astoria for a Smart Vision Exam! The most convenient vision test, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary.

Samsung Business Insights: Mobile Eye Exams Take Off With Smart Vision Labs’ Telemedicine Solution

Get your vision tested at Devonshire Optical

Need a new eyeglass prescription or a vision test? Stop by Devonshire Optical in the heart of Greenwich Village for a Smart Vision Exam! The most convenient vision test, powered by a smartphone. No appointment necessary.

Join us at Vision Expo West 2016

Come see us at Booth MS3034 When: September 15 – 17, 2016 Where: Sands Expo in Las Vegas, NV Register for free entrance to the exhibition hall. If you are interested in setting up a meeting, please e-mail Jessie.

Vision Monday: Smart Vision Labs Launches Self-Guided Vision Tests in NYC

Digital Trends: This is the eye exam of the 21st century — meet the SVOne from Smart Vision Labs

Medical Daily: Smart Vision Labs’ New Eye Test Lowers Exam Cost Without Insurance, Makes Vision Care Convenient

Engadget: This phone-powered vision test can replace your eye doctor

MobiHealthNews: Smart Vision Labs launches consumer-facing, smartphone-enabled vision exam with telemedicine support in NYC stores

Verizon Innovative Learning

Verizon Innovative Learning brings technology and hands-on learning opportunities to kids in underserved schools and communities, inspiring tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world. Through a number of initiatives, Verizon Innovative Learning teaches technology and entrepreneurship skills to middle and high school students. It only funds […]

ComputerWorld: Smart Vision Labs rolls out connected telemedicine offering

SVOne Enterprise Launches to Enable Self-Guided Vision Tests

Smart Vision Labs, creators of smart autorefraction devices for vision testing, announced today the launch of the SVOne Enterprise, an intuitive, self-guided vision testing system now available in New York City optical stores.

ASCRS Foundation

The ASCRS Foundation works to support physician education and to provide humanitarian cataract surgery in the United States and Africa. Through its programs and partnerships the foundation works to maximize the benefits of modern ophthalmology and to treat thousands of needy patients both at home and abroad. Smart Vision Labs and ASCRS Foundation are working […]

Education in Sight

Education In Sight is an NGO whose vision is a world where every student  has the eyeglasses they need to see clearly and succeed in school. Starting in China, they accomplish this by working with local partners to bring eye exams, free eyeglasses, and eye care education directly to schools, so there are no barriers […]

CRST Europe: Handheld Autorefractors

INVISION: Former Luxottica Vet Tapped for Smart Vision Labs’ Board of Directors

Vision Monday: Smart Vision Labs Appoints Wallace Lovejoy to its Board

Heritage Provider Network And Crain’s New York Business, Custom Division, Announce Winners In The Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards For New York

Channel 6 WOWT News: New technology helps OPS students see clearly

KETV7: Students receive free eye exam, glasses thanks to Omaha nonprofit

Vision Monday: Verizon Partners With OneSight, Smart Vision Labs and SUNY Optometry in Omaha Mobile Vision Program

Ophthalmology Times: Mobile refractive screening technology yields real-world applications

Optometry Times: Will optometry’s fear of disruptive technology backfire?

Dr. Aaron Lech talks SVOne portable autorefractor, telemedicine, and its global applications

Dr. Aaron Lech recently spoke with Primary Care Optometry News at Vision Expo East about the applications of the SVOne locally and abroad. “The technology and platform of the SVOne autorefractor allows us to push the envelope in patient care with its telemedicine capabilities,” Lech said.

Primary Care Optometry News: Clinician uses portable autorefractor locally, internationally

INVISION: April 2016 Print (Eye Pro Gear)

Medtech Insight: Bringing smartphone-powered vision exams to the patient

OSN Europe: Smart Vision Labs receives CE mark for SVOne in Europe

CRST Europe: Smart Vision Labs Unveils Two Autorefractors

Ophthalmology Business: An autorefractor in the palm of your hands

Join us at Vision Expo East 2016!

Vision Expo East 2016 April 14 – 17, 2016 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center Booth: MS6614 Save us to your Vision Expo East planner  

Healio: Smart Vision Labs receives CE mark for SVOne in Europe

Eyewire Today: Smart Vision Labs announces CE mark for SVOne autorefractors

INVISION: Smart Vision Labs to announce two new smart autorefractors

Eyewire Today: Smart Vision Labs Announces the Addition of Two Second-Generation Smart Autorefractors

Advanced Ocular Care: Clinical Functionality Attached to a Smartphone

We’ll be at SECO 2016

SECO Annual Meeting Booth 445 February 25 – 27, 2016 Georgia World Congress Center Atlanta, Georgia

Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today: Clinical Functionality Attached to a Smartphone

Optometric Office: New Product Gallery

20/20: The Doctor is Out — Assessing the Smart Refraction Trend

NYCEDC: Success Stories

Eyewire Today: EyewireTV – Ophthalmic Executives Provide Company Updates

HealthComU: New Technology—Helping Patients Locally and Abroad Access Eyecare

Case Study: The Importance of School Vision Screenings

In the fall of 2015, Dr. Huy Tran and Maya Major of Smart Vision Labs screened 316 students over two days at Tuckahoe Commons Schools in Southampton, Long Island. The students participating in the school vision screening (most who had not gone to the eye doctor in the past year) ranged from ages 4 to […]

Optometric Office: Tech Lowdown For Today’s Eye Exam

New Study Demonstrates the Clinical Utility and Accuracy of the SVOne Autorefractor for Measuring Refractive Error

NEW YORK, NY — Smart Vision Labs, Inc., the maker of a smartphone-based autorefractor, announces the release of new data on its SVOne autorefractor being published in a leading peer-reviewed publication. In a study led by Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, OD, PhD, FAAO, FCOVD-A, FARVO, and Mark Rosenfield, MCOptom, PhD, FAAO, the smartphone-based SVOne aberrometer was […]

27East: Tuckahoe School To Host Free Vision Screening For Students

Optometry Times: New research and product launches kick off AAO meeting

Optometric Management: Diagnostic Focus — Refract on the go

Interview with Smart Vision Labs – Technology within Optometry

Review of Optometry: How to Shop for New Technology

Smart Vision Labs and VOSH Announce Donation Program Partnership to Bring the Latest Refraction Technology to the Developing World

Revolutionary New Smartphone-Based Autorefractor Expedites Optometry Practice Flow and Expands Community Reach

Since its release earlier this year, the SVOne smartphone-based autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs ( has won praise from eye care professionals. The SVOne uses wavefront aberrometry, a technology that measures refractive errors more comprehensively than common autorefractors. Among the professionals using the device are Michael I. Davis, O.D. in Maryland, Jordan Kassalow, O.D. M.P.H. […]

Ophthalmology Management: Spotlight on Technology & Technique — A “smart” option for autorefractions

CNET: New York’s tech scene — More melting pot, less Silicon Valley

Clark Howard: New tech promises an eye exam via smartphone!

Fast Company: This iPhone Accessory Replaces an Eye Doctor’s Office

Vision Monday: Smart Vision Labs Raises $6.1M in Series A Funding Round Led by Techstars Ventures

Ari Newman: Our Investment in Smart Vision Labs

MobiHealthNews: Smart Vision Labs gets $6.1M for iPhone-enabled vision testing device

Private Equity & Venture Capital: Smart Vision Labs Raises $6.1M Series A Financing Led by Techstars Ventures

Forbes: Smart Vision Labs Raises $6.1 Million To Spread Cheaper Phone-Powered Eye Exams

TechCrunch: Bringing Eye Exams To The Palm Of A Doctor’s Hand, Smart Vision Raises $6.1 Million

NextCity: This High-Tech Vision Test Could Make the World See 20/20

China Daily: Inventor helps world see more clearly with mobile eye-scanning device

AlleyBoost: 30 HealthTech Startups with Real Potential to Change the World

MedTech Boston: HIMSS 2015 Highlights

Vision Monday: VM Leadership Summit

Review of Optometric Business: Smartphone Eye Exams — How Will ODs Adapt?

Mental Floss: 10 Crazy Things Your Smartphone Could Do

Verizon: Smartphone-Based Portable Eye Exam is Saving Sight Overseas

Acton Institute: How Two Men Are Changing The Vision Of The Developing World

LinkedIn: How the Power of a Good Idea Could Bring Vision to 1 Billion People

Primary Care Optometry News: New autorefractor helps take vision care to remote locations

Review of Optometric Business: Are There Too Many Optometry Schools?

Center for Care Innovations: Videos – SNIN Gallery of Innovations Presentations

Boston University: Vision Quest — Two BU grads seek to revolutionize the eye exam

CNN: The CNN 10 – Startups

Business Insider: This Company Is Bringing Eye Exams (And Glasses) To People Who Can’t Afford Healthcare

NYU Entrepreneurs: Lessons Learned — Mission to Haiti

9 to 5 Mac: Startup turns the iPhone into a portable optometrist office for quick field eye exams and prescriptions

AlleyWatch: Winners of Pilot Health Day 2014 and NYC Institutions Partner to Pilot Health Tech in the Big Apple

NYCEDC: 2014 Pilot Health Tech NYC

Verizon: 2013 Verizon Powerful Answers Award | Episode 8 [video]

Verizon: Prize-Winning Amounts Announced in $10 Million Powerful Answers Award