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Helpful Eye Apps

Below you will find several phone applications that you may find useful. Users are encouraged to contact their eye care professional if they have questions or concerns. These applications are not intended to provide a diagnosis and all users should visit their eye doctor for a full examination.

To find out more about the app, click on the picture to access their respective webpages.

iPhone/iPad Apps:

Paxos Checkup is DigiSight Technologies’ flagship technology for vision assessment. This system is designed to enhance the patient-physician connection and improve practice efficiencies. With Paxos Checkup, physicians can gather at-home visual function metrics from patients on an ongoing basis and generate datasets significantly larger than the standard of care. Physicians are able to monitor this vision data collected remotely by patients in real-time and receive notifications on changes in vision that may warrant evaluation, ultimately enabling physicians to enhance patient care.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sightbook/id468016180?mt=8

Eye Pro : If you’ve missed the WEBINAR on ASTIGMATISM held in ECUADOR in Jan 2014, you can find all the TUTORIALS and LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS on EYE PRO in the video below. Thanks to the amazing organisation of Dr Eduardo Viteri, the Webinar was a great success and there were over 220 attendees from around the world. Dr Borasio’s talks are between 2:57:00 and 3:22:24 + between 4:22:57 and 4:41:51 and show how to use the most advanced and complex features of the app.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eye-pro/id349481068?mt=8

Eye Emergency Manual is designed for use by all medical, nursing and allied health clinicians in Emergency Departments across New South Wales.
It provides a quick and simple guide to recognising important signs and symptoms, and management of common eye emergencies. The app will also be of assistance in triaging patients to appropriate care within the health system. The content within this app was developed by ophthalmic and emergency clinicians of the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI).
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eye-emergency-manual/id777216623?mt=8

Note: This app is designed for iPads with high resolution retina displays.
AAPOS Vision Screening App lets you quickly and easily screen the vision of children and adults beginning at age 3 years with evidence-based LEA Symbols and Sloan Letters. App is based on the basic distance Vision Screening Kit created by the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS).
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aapos-vision-screening-app/id638908839?mt=8

The MyTears app helps patients who have been prescribed RESTASIS® (Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion) 0.05% get the most out of their treatment with medication reminders, personalized progress reports, and motivational tips every step of the way. With the MyTears app, patients are never alone on their journey to increased tear production!
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mytears/id890562740?mt=8

The Dry Eye OSDI© Questionnaire helps calculate your Ocular Surface Disease Index (OSDI©) score. If you think you may have Chronic Dry Eye, take the OSDI© test in this app and schedule an appointment with your ophthalmologist or optometrist, so you can show them your results.
URL : http://www.osdiapp.com

 

The Eye Handbook App It is free in both the iTunes App Store and the Android Market.
URL : http://www.eyehandbook.com/

 

Spotlight Text is the first eBook reader crafted specifically for individuals with vision loss. How to get started instructions on www.SpotlightText.com.
URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spotlight-text/id887965943?mt=8,

 

The White Eye Detector app helps parents detect the appearance of white eye in pictures of their children. A white pupil can be a normal photographic effect in pictures (like red eye, but white). White eye can also be a symptom of multiple serious eye diseases such as retinoblastoma, pediatric cataract, and Coats' disease. These diseases are often first detected by parents because the parent notices white eye in pictures of their children. This app will find pictures on your iPhone or iPad that have white eye, and will show you these pictures so that you can inspect them for yourself.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/white-eye-detector/id904042354?mt=8

 

Animated Pocket Dictionary of Ophthalmology app defines and illustrates 100-plus Ophthalmology-related medical terms with true-to-life 3D animation. Easily understand complex medical terms through simple animated video, audio commentary and written definitions.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ophthalmology-animated-pocket/id466306662?mt=8

 

On the Crystalens iClear app, in addition to learning about cataracts, you can take a Visual Acuity Screening, a Color Blindness test and be entertained playing a Picture Hunt game!
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/crystalens-iclear/id395737464?mt=8

 

EyeDROPS is the first app to keep track of all your eye medications and remind you when to take them! You can even take a photo of the bottle to illustrate your reminder screen and help avoid confusion. It will be especially useful for glaucoma patients.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eyedrops/id525362921?mt=8

 

EyeNote is an aid for the blind or visually impaired which will read US currency and communicate the denomination of the note back to the user.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/eyenote/id405336354?mt=8

 

The Flashlight app helps light your way when you find yourself in the dark.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashlight./id285281827?mt=8

 

Use GoodRx to easily compare prices for prescription drugs just like you compare prices for electronics or airline tickets. The app provides prices, coupons and savings tips for more than 6,000 drugs at virtually every pharmacy in the US.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goodrx/id485357017?ls=1&mt=8

 

Launch the iCanSee application and hold your iPhone towards an image and it will magnify it up to 4x its original size.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icansee/id332451821?mt=8

 

The Magnifying Glass app magnifies what you are looking at through the camera. This simple Magnifying Glass will magnify anything you want just launch it and point at the item.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magnifying-glass-light-digital/id406048120?mt=8

 

MediSafe is a medication reminder for both you and any linked caretakers or family members. It will remind you when to take your medication and notify you and your caretaker if you miss a dose.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magnifying-glass-light-digital/id406048120?mt=8

 

No Glasses app acts like your reading glasses! Magnifies at 1x - 2x - 4x and 8x. It allows you to freeze the screen and change its color contrast.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/no-glasses-lite/id359011778?mt=8

 

PseudoChromatic Color Test App provides images that are designed to provide a test which gives a quick assessment of color vision deficiency. Contrary to the name color blind, most color blind people are not blind to color. A more accurate description is color deficient.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pseudochromatic-colortest/id375608394?mt=8

 

Random Eye Chart is a generator for randomized Snellen and Tumbling E charts to offer a rough but useful screen of visual acuity.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/random-eye-chart/id363010198?mt=8

 

Vision Test is an app that includes a variety of eye tests including - Visual Acuity, Astigmatism, Duochrome, Colour, Far field vision plus Eye Advice and facts and more.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vision-test/id380288414?mt=8

 

VisionCheck is a free app designed to provide education and awareness about eye health, particularly for users with diabetes, at home or on the go. The application includes three vision tests: The Tumbling “E” Test, The Tumbling Shape Test, and The Amsler Grid Test. The causes, symptoms, and effects of three common diabetic eye diseases, such as Glaucoma, Cataracts and Diabetic Retinopathy, are also provided by VisionCheck.
URL : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/visioncheck/id420911054?mt=8

 

WebMD Pain Coach™ app is a mobile companion to help you through daily health and wellness choices so you can better manage your chronic pain. This app puts you in control of your lifestyle choices so you can review personal patterns to understand triggers, set goals, and easily share progress with your physician.
URL : http://www.webmd.com/webmdpaincoachapp

 

 

The AMD eye app is a mobile source of information for patients with age related macular degeneration (AMD) who still maintain some reading vision.

URL: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/amd-eye/id475736262?mt=8

 

 

Android Apps:

The Eye Handbook App It is free in both the iTunes App Store and the Android Market.
URL : http://www.eyehandbook.com/

 

The Advanced Eye Chart app uses a variety of eye charts to test distance and near visual acuity and color vision. Use this app to test your site regularly.
URL : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yingwen.eyechart&hl=en

 

The Colorblind app is for self-test colorblindness to check your color vision deficiency.
URL : http://www.appszoom.com/android_applications/health/colorblind-test_cjbum.html

 

EyeDROPS is the first app to keep track of all your eye medications and remind you when to take them! You can even take a photo of the bottle to illustrate your reminder screen and help avoid confusion. It will be especially useful for glaucoma patients.
URL : http://www.appszoom.com/android_applications/medical/eyedrops-free_cicaq.html

 

Use GoodRx to easily compare prices for prescription drugs just like you compare prices for electronics or airline tickets. The app provides prices, coupons and savings tips for more than 6,000 drugs at virtually every pharmacy in the US.
URL : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.goodrx#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5nb29kcngiXQ

 

The Magnifying Glass app magnifies what you are looking at through the camera. This simple Magnifying Glass will magnify anything you want just launch it and point at the item.
URL : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.davidparry.magnifying&hl=en

 

MediSafe is a medication reminder for both you and any linked caretakers or family members. It will remind you when to take your medication and notify you and your caretaker if you miss a dose.
URL : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medisafe.android.client

 

The Amsler Grid is a tool for identifying distortion in your visual field. It is a convenient eye test that you can use at home to monitor changes in your vision. It helps to detect many problems early, while they may still be treatable, such as retinal detachments and central serous choroidopathy. It is recommended that individuals with macular degeneration test their eyes with the Amsler Grid daily.

 

URL: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ossibussoftware.amsler&hl=en

 

Windows Phone Apps:

Emergency Kit is a vital tool for unexpected situations. Store your blood type, allergies, medications, any notes, and emergency contacts. If your phone is found on you, emergency technicians will have access to your vital statistics.
URL : http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/emergency-kit/ffb4d1ac-5564-48ab-a39d-df694e6c12da