Adlens® “Adjustables™” Win Silver at the 2013 International Business Awards

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adlens-awardAdlens®, the technology company specialising in the development and commercialisation of easily adjusted, variable focus eyewear, has announced that its Adlens® Adjustables™ line has been recognized with a Silver Stevie® Award at the 10th annual International Business Awards on October 13 in Barcelona, Spain. The product was recognized for its utility, craftsmanship and technology in the “Best New Product of the Year” category in Health and Pharmaceuticals.

Adlens® Adjustables™ are designed for use as a temporary spare pair and provide instantly customizable vision correction through the simple turn of a dial. The glasses are adjustable for a wide range of spherical powers from -6.0 to +3.0D. They were designed to be used in various types of situations: for up-close work, computer use, DIY & yard work and for managing fluctuating vision in diabetes patients or after eye surgery.

“Our recognition in this category is an exciting validation of our work and the technology we have developed,” said Dr. Graeme MacKenzie, Director of Industry Affairs at Adlens®. MacKenzie, also added: “We have spent considerable time developing a product that we think will revolutionize the way people wear glasses. As it begins to enter the marketplace, it is incredibly rewarding to be recognized by consumers and industry peers alike.”

Over 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration. Past winners Adlens® Adjustables? a productinclude: PepsiCo, Royal Mail Group, Pearson & Co. Campbell, 3M and Vodafone Turkey.

Adlens® Adjustables™ can be purchased through Eye Care Professionals and select retailers. For more information, please visit

About Adlens®

Founded in 2005 in Oxford, England by businessman and philanthropist James Chen, Adlens® is the global leader in variable focus eyewear. Its highly skilled team of engineers, eye care professionals and design professionals has developed a completely new category of vision correction. Adlens® main product lines include Hemisphere® and The John Lennon™ Collection, featuring round-framed optical and sunglasses utilising Fluid-Injection technology, and the Adlens® Adjustables™ and Emergensee lines, featuring a sliding-lens. Adlens® is a commercial business with a social soul: for every pair of Fluid-Injection glasses purchased, the company donates a pair of glasses to someone in the developing world as part of its Buy One Give One programme. Distribution of the glasses is administered by Vision for a Nation®, a charitable foundation running an innovative programme to provide universal access to eyeglasses, one nation at a time, starting in Rwanda.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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