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UK Scientists Develop Cheap Adjustable Glasses

Ninety-five percent of people in Sub-Saharan Africa who need glasses don't own a pair, according to the Britain-based charity foundation Vision for a Nation. Its founder, British philanthropist James Chen, says Rwanda — whose 11-million residents are served by 14 ophthalmologists — is just one nation where the need for the glasses is great, especially among schoolchildren. “We expect that perhaps a million people in Rwanda will need some form of vision correction, and out of that...

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