Take Your Vision Test on Your iPhone!
Patients no longer need to travel to the doctor and wait countless minutes for their annual vision test. They can now complete this daunting task out of the comfort of their own home using an iPhone. The company, Virtual Art and Science, developed the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved, “myVisionTrack,” for patients with serious eye conditions. The software “compares results to previous results, and can automatically alert a physician if a significant change has occurred, so the physician can respond with an appropriate therapy in a timely way.” Many patients with retina-related issues can benefit from this app as the system runs a “shape discrimination hyper-acuity (SDH)”, meaning it can be held at any distance from the patient’s face. Although only available today with a prescription, the company anticipates developing a downloadable app soon. For more information, read the whole article at: