I was first introduced to NuEyes by searching for a corrective device for my daughter who was born with an extremely rare eye condition. Her sight is about 20/400. We had driven to Dallas Texas to try a competitive device that was very expensive and very cumbersome, but the technology worked for her. After researching the technology I stumbled on to a startup company out of California with a much better grasp on the tech and a reasonable price per unit. Since there was no representation for the device in Texas, the President of the company sent us a demo pair to try on my daughter. During a skype conversation with the President of NuEyes, he explained how to power up the device and the functions to operate the glasses. We put the glasses on my daughter, and she proceeded to wander around the house looking at things she had never seen before. In the middle of the skype conversation with Nueyes, she comes up to me and asks in a statement “So, this is how you see all the time” to which I replied Yes!. With that she went into the dinning room to look at the big screen tv, 25 feet from her. Hearing what was on the tv I asked if she could see what was on the television, to which she replied “yes daddy” at this point wanting to test her and knowing what show was playing, I asked what was on the tv, to which she replied “DUST”. At this point I knew the technology worked for my daughter and saw the possibilities for other children like her, I developed a relationship with the company that has flourished to this day.

--Philip Monroe-Texas Eye Tech 

Mrs. Thompson is the mother of four children, two boys and two girls, all school age which she home schools in rural Mississippi. Her youngest daughter, Anna was born with very low vision about 20/600 and was at the age where reading was becoming more important and reading anything past a few inches from her nose was impossible. This was starting to affect her school work. Mrs. Thompson had heard about NuEyes and was anxious for her daughter to try the glasses, hoping beyond hope that something could help her daughter. She contacted me and asked if I ever got to Mississippi could I come by so Anna could try the glasses. Weeks went by and Mrs. Thompson would check in about every other week to see if I was going to be in Mississippi and could I stop by and meet her daughter. Feeling her anguish, I agreed to drive to Mississippi on my way to Memphis via Louisiana. Philadelphia Mississippi it turns out is a very rural town between Jackson Mississippi and Memphis TN. When I say rural, I mean Google can’t locate it. With verbal directions in hand I found the home of the Thompsons and was introduced to a beautiful 10 year old girl with long flowing wavy hair and a huge smile. She was so anxious to try the glasses even though I had cautioned her mother about getting her hopes up because some eye conditions do not respond to the technology and I did not want to witness heart break. After I explained how the glasses worked, I put them on her face and the first thing she did was look up at her mother who was staring back at her with the hope only a mother could have for her daughter. Anna gasped and said “mommy, I can see your face!” With that she ran into her bedroom. I asked Mrs. Thompson where she went and she told me to her bedroom because she had never seen it before. Before long relatives started showing up, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbors, grandparents, all wanting to know if Anna could see. An hour or so later after Anna had seen everybody that arrived and all the tears were wiped away, I continued on with my journey with a heart felt thank you and we will be in touch.

About three months later I get a call from Mrs. Thompson telling me they had raised the money for the glasses through the church and could I send them a pair. Understanding that in Philadelphia Mississippi, the cost of the glasses was in some cases a quarter of a years salary, I was very moved. Anna has gone on to introduce the glasses to the University of Mississippi Eye Institute and is flourishing in her school work and church.

--Mrs. Thompson

Jeff has just taken possession of a new pair of E2 glasses. Jeff lives in Indiana with his wife and is employed at a local grocery store with hopes of returning to college next semester. Jeff has a form of glaucoma that has left him with out his central vision, so he depends solely on his peripheral vision to see. Jeff does very well at his job, but sometimes struggles with some responsibilities, and since he also is photophobic, bright light affects his vision. So when he has to cross a busy street and the snow is reflecting the bright sunlight, he is all but blind to navigate the cross walk. Fortunately with the e2 device, Jeff can see across the intersection and block out all exterior light from his vision to navigate safely. The only problem that has arisen is with his wife. She very quickly realized that with the e2 glasses Jeff would be able to see much better detail and from much farther away. Upon receiving the device, Jeff’s wife commanded him not to look at her through the device until she has had a chance to visit the hair dresser and by make-up. Its my understanding she has a hair appointment on Friday.


I received the glasses Pro 3 yesterday evening. It is great! I find that it is much easier to use than the previous iteration.  The wider field of vision is great as well. Due to its lighter weight and the fact that it doesn’t get as hot during usage as the previous generation, I find it far more comfortable. 
I’m still learning some of the other functions, such as viewing programs on Netflix through my glasses, but have already found reading books, documents, and items on my iPad much easier.


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Dylan has a brain tumor more specially he has Pilocytic astrocytoma bi-lateral optic glioma. This means that the tumor is on both of his optic nerves (more on the left than the right) the tumor is slowly destroying his optic nerves and causing him to lose his vision. The Pro 3 Glasses will help him with school assignments by reading the text on the paper, allowing him to zoom in on this written on the white board. They will also allow him the opportunity to connect with his peer group, it will allow him to be able to play current app/games that his classmates are playing that before he would be unable to see. Thank you for this opportunity for him.

~~Maryann Marshall, Dylan's Mother