Volume 2, Issue 4, November 2017, Page: 88-92
Techniques and Automation in Eye Care and Vision Testing Using Smartphone
Shilpa, National Institute of Information Technology, E&CED, Hamirpur, India
Gargi Khanna, National Institute of Information Technology, E&CED, Hamirpur, India
Received: Jul. 8, 2017;       Accepted: Jul. 31, 2017;       Published: Aug. 22, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijovs.20170204.12      View  1776      Downloads  113
Abstract
This article presents the overview of smartphone applicability in the field of ophthalmology. Eye and vision health is the most essential part in the human life span. According to the national surveys eye vision loss is the most common fear among the humans and everyone expect for good eye care facility, and desire for lifetime enjoyment of good vision. With the advancement in use of smartphone among the masses has increased exponentially. Smartphones are multifunctional electronic device with the computing capabilities and connectivity’s. Smartphone not only serve the purpose of telephone calls and texting but they have advanced multiple functionality and ability to run the advanced applications. With the dramatic rise in the need of ophthalmic devices and ophthalmic care in the health sector there is a rapid need of equipments which are cost effective and can be beneficial rural people especially for the developing nations like India where most of the population reside in rural areas under constraint conditions and low availability of health care facilities. Ophthalmological applications which are turning the smartphones into the medical devices include Peek vision app, Sightbook app, Digisight app etc.
Keywords
Visual Acuity, Smartphone Applications, Rretinal Imaging, Eye Testing
To cite this article
Shilpa, Gargi Khanna, Techniques and Automation in Eye Care and Vision Testing Using Smartphone, International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2017, pp. 88-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ijovs.20170204.12
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