What are the 5 must-have apps that physicians can use to promote optimal eye health? Scroll through our quick slideshow to find out.
While ophthalmic care may be an often-cited weakness for primary care physicians, there are many electronic tools that can help practitioners assess different visual impairments and choose the right treatment options for patients. That is why this month, our app reviewer scoured the web for easy-to-use eye care apps that physicians can use to promote eye health. Above, we offer highlights of:
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FLEX Visual Acuity is a mobile app for the FLEX visual acuity assessment to help detect impairment that might go unnoticed.
FLEX Visual Acuity is available at iTunes.
Eyecare-Amsler Grid Eye Test is a unique app that patients can use to self-monitor vision loss in macular degeneration.
9 Gaze is available at iTunes.
eyeTilt is an innovative app that determines the degree of head tilt a patient may be experiencing to determine various eye conditions such as strabismus and torticollis.