VES-Explorer (3x, 4x)

The VES-Explorer manual focus bioptic telescope, available in 3x and 4x powers, offers Ocutech’s wide field-of-view Keplerian optics. As with all of Ocutech’s VES products, its small, lightweight (less than an ounce!) and comfortable design provides edge-to-edge image sharpness. Appealing to both children and adults, its light weight makes the Explorer comfortable to be worn all day long!  It is ideal for moderate vision loss of 20/200 or better and comes complete with Ocutech’s custom designed metal frames available in a range of styles, colors and sizes (even pediatric).

Product Description

The VES-Explorer manual focus bioptic telescope offers Ocutech’s quality Keplerian optics, that provide a sharp edge-to-edge image and the widest field-of-view available in a small, light weight, and comfortable physical design. Users can wear the VES-Explorer all day long.Woman wearing red hat and Ocutech silver VES-Explorer bioptic

The VES-Explorer innovative bridge mounting design provides full control of critical telescope positioning, making it easy to demonstrate, fit and dispense. And, the VES-Explorer is easy to re-adjust or to change carrier lenses at any time. The VES-Explorer is a quality bioptic telescope in a truly a risk-free design. The VES-Explorer is prescribed for the better seeing eye and can be adapted for just about any specific visual need.

VES-Explorer Features

    • Available in 3x & 4x powers
    • Wide field-of-view Keplerian optics provide edge-to-edge image sharpness
    • Hi-Tech design and 5 color choices
    • Focus to any distance
    • Light weight (less than an ounce!) and  comfortable to wear
    • Great for kids and adults
    • Fits all Ocutech metal frames including pediatric sizes
    • Slip-behind sunfilters
Filter Slip Behinds in five different colors

Slip-behind sunfilters for Ocutech Metal frames: From L to R: Red, Gray, Brown, BlueBocker, Yellow


VES-Explorer Technical Specifications

Power and field of view: 3x (12.5 deg) • 4x (12.5 deg)
Telescope Chassis colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Red, Pink
Optical Design: Keplerian, monocular
Interchangeable for right or left eye: Yes
Focusing method: Central focusing ring
Closest near focus (at neutral):
3x: 7 inches
4x: 9 inches
Weight (telescope alone): 0.7 oz (20 grams)
Eyeglass frame options: Ocutech K, Unisex and Sleek frames only
Mounting method: Adjustable bridge assembly
Refractive error correction method: Internal focusing +12D/-12D
Eyepiece corrections (suggestions):
Spheres above +/-12
Cylinders indicated above 3D
Adjustable after assembly: Yes
Accessories: Slip-behind filters
Warranty: 2 years against defects

Fitting VES Systems (VES-Sport, Explorer and K)