Ocutrx Announces New AR Headset For Vision Impaired

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Ocutrx Announces New AR Headset For Vision Impaired

Charlie Fink
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Nov 15, 2023,09:00am EST

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Ocutrx, an Irvine, CA startup, is launching a see-through, stand alone AR headset early next year, the OcuLenz, which provides vision correction to patients with Advanced Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in adults over 60. “Advanced forms of the disease lead to a devastating and irreversible loss of the highly detailed central vision for which we have no treatment available,” said Dr. Thomas A. Finley, MD, a Vitreoretinal surgeon, and early champion of the OcuLenz, in an interview.

The new OcuLenz AR headset can now be pre-ordered Ocutrxtech.com.


Ocutrx was founded in 2015 by brothers Michael Freeman (CEO/CTO) and Mitchael Freeman when their father, an entrepreneur and former fighter pilot, Brig. Gen. Richard C. Freeman was diagnosed with age-related AMD. In the 80s, Gen. Freeman bought a computer catalog sales company, PC Designs, which then expanded into retail and [...]

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