Founded in 2017 and with the support of the Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore Eye Research Institute and National Health Innovation Centre, Plano launched the world’s first science-based parental control application, planoApp, with a vision to “Keep all eyes healthy in our digitised world”.
With more than 1.5 billion people suffering from myopia, also known as short-sightedness, the number is expected to rise to 5 billion by 2050. Plano aims to tackle this epidemic that could see 1 billion people (by 2050) developing high myopia, which can lead to blindness. Studies have shown that excessive smart device use is a key contributing factor.
While we support the advances and uptake of technology, we believe in building safe and healthy relationships with devices. At Plano, we offer innovative solutions that better manage smart device use to improve eye health. As an official partner of the National Myopia Prevention Program in Singapore, Plano continues to innovate and participate in driving this initiative.
Today, Plano has an ecosystem comprising education and awareness, technological solutions and Artificial Intelligence (AI), that offers a wide range of eye health wellness solutions for all kids, parents and adults.