Our Story

Co-founded in 2005 by investor and philanthropist James Chen, Adlens uses revolutionary technology and design to develop eyewear that adapts to the needs of the human eye – enabling clear sight at multiple distances, whatever the task. Its patented lens technology provides many unique advantages unmatched by other product offerings in the marketplace.

Adlens has evolved from a philanthropic initiative into a technology forward enterprise leading the development and sale of adjustable focus eyewear, making it the global sales leader and largest manufacturer of adjustable focus eyewear in the world. With customers across Europe, the Americas and Asia, Adlens is steadily increasing its market share in the $40 billion optical market. It is a privately-held technology company with a global headquarters and state-of-the art research and manufacturing facility in Oxford, United Kingdom. Adlens also has sales and distribution offices in Boston, USA, Tokyo, Japan and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.