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Oct. 26, 2020

26. EyeTech: Smart contact lenses & more with Dr. Ashley Tuan

26. EyeTech: Smart contact lenses & more with Dr. Ashley Tuan

In this episode, I had a pleasure and honor to interview, Dr. Ashley Tuan. 
Dr. Ashley Tuan is Vice President of Medical Devices at Mojo Vision and a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. With 20 years of experience in Ophthalmic Medical Device innovations, nineteen patents and two successful start-ups, her expertise includes R&D, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs and Product Strategy. She has delivered two innovative contact lens products and three Best-in-Class presbyopia (age-related farsightedness) solutions to the market. 

She is not only an Optometrist, but also holds an MS in Physiological Optics, and she earned her PhD in Vision Science from the University of California, Berkeley. 

In this episode we dive deep into her journey which is truly inspirational. 

Some of the episode highlights are; 

  1. Her journey from being a clinician, to a scientist and now being a major contributor in a tech start-up.   
  2. She talks about the major challenges during her journey of developing Mojo Vision lens, worlds first smart contact lenses. 
  3. We discuss various use cases on how smart contact lenses will benefit hundreds of patients in various aspects. 
  4. We also talked about important skills required to be part of this Eyecare + Technology based health care delivery system

Not to forget the "Rapid Fire" segment for some extra fun and laughter.

You can connect with her via
LinkedIn: Kuang-mon (Ashley) Tuan

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Music courtesy: A. R. Rahman & Bhagirath Bhatt.


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