It may not qualify as fashion eyewear, unless you're Elton John, but that's hardly a high priority when something as serious as glaucoma is at issue. The "SightMate LV920" from a company called Eyetonomy is a wearable device that's designed to correct poor eyesight for those suffering from severe visual disabilities.
The key to the system is a 2-megapixel camera with a 3x zoom situated between the eyes, providing images on twin 640x480 displays that can be tilted as much as 15 degrees for comfort, according to DailyTech. The 8-ounce headgear comes with a remote that controls magnification and other features.
The SightMate, which can also help those who are colorblind, comes at the considerable expense of $3,499. But maybe it will save some money by obviating the need for a colorblind-correcting LCD monitor. And that could be especially good news, because the SightMate is recommended for use only while sitting.
(Thanks for the tip, Jessica)