2015  Finalist




Today there are 10 million children suffering from amblyopia (lazy-eye) in China. Because of bad conditions in local hospitals, most affected children lack access to effective treatments and have to endure the irreversible blurred vision caused by amblyopia for the rest of their lives. Every child deserves a clear and bright world. As a social venture, Charus’s mission is to bring the brightest eyes to all children with amblyopia by providing high-quality eye care products. Our main patented product, a portable amblyopia therapeutic apparatus, is designed to enable children’s appropriate treatments at home, especially for children with eccentric fixation amblyopia, which is currently an incurable disease. We have developed a system that combined the apparatus with the complimentary screening implement, which helps parents to detect their children’s abnormal vision in its early stage, at home. Up to now, more than 2,000 children with different types of amblyopia have benefited from our system, a proof that our apparatus is effective to nearly all kinds of amblyopia.