Adjustable, liquid-filled eyeglasses: Josh Silver on TED.com

Posted by: Shanna Carpenter

Josh Silver delivers his brilliantly simple solution for correcting vision at the lowest cost possible — adjustable, liquid-filled lenses. At TEDGlobal 2009, he demos his affordable eyeglasses and reveals his global plan to distribute them to a billion people in need by 2020. (Recorded at TEDGlobal 2009, in Oxford, England. Duration: 5:34)

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Comments (2)

  • jef martin commented on Sep 2 2009

    Inside the device%u2019s tough plastic lenses are two clear circular sacs filled with fluid, each of which is connected to a small syringe attached to either arm of the spectacles…. Amazing..!!!!

  • joey fisher commented on Sep 2 2009

    Fashionable yet very useful.. Nice invention.