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32 Visionary Eye Care Solutions

From Mobile Eye Examinations to Hi-Tech Vision-Correcting Gadgets

— February 18, 2015 — Lifestyle
These examples of innovative eye care solutions examine apps and other devices that are designed to help the visually impaired as well as improve eyesight and vision in general. While some gadgets are included, this collection of ideas illustrates eye care solutions go far beyond just wearing glasses.

Many mobile apps exist that are designed with a diagnostic purpose, as evidenced by Ugandan eye care apps, eye-scanning apps and mobile eye examinations. These have provided especially useful in rural and developing communities where access to health care is limited. For those who are blind or have significant vision loss, there are several options, including location-mapping virtual games, visually impaired-aiding reading rings, beacon navigation technology, high-tech braille handsets and even blindness-curing devices. Other vision-enhancing innovations include vision training video games and vision improvement apps.
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Screen Resolution Eyecare Apps
Screen Resolution Eyecare Apps
The Bluelight Filter App Helps Mobile Users to Avoid Eye Strain
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Color-Detecting Skull Implants
Color-Detecting Skull Implants
The 'Eyeborg' Implant is Helping a Color-Blind Artist See in Color
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30
Vision Improvement Apps
Vision Improvement Apps
GlassesOff Uses Gamification to Reduce Need for Vision-Correcting Devices
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Crystal Eyecare Drinks
Crystal Eyecare Drinks
OJO's Dissolving Eye Care Crystals Promote Good Eye Health
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28
Obstacle Alerting Apps
Obstacle Alerting Apps
Aerial Object Detection App Keeps the Blind from Experiencing Collisions
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Personalized Eyecare Apps
Personalized Eyecare Apps
The Better Vision App Makes Suggestions for Vision Correction
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Vision Training Video Games
Vision Training Video Games
Baseball Players Improve Their Sight by Playing a Digital Program
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25
Wayfinding Phone Apps
Wayfinding Phone Apps
This Linear Navigation App Follows Lines on the Floor to Guide the Blind
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24
Data-Distributing Glasses Apps
Data-Distributing Glasses Apps
The Beam App is a Google Glass App That Lets Doctors Share Info
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Head-Tilting Smartglasses Apps
Head-Tilting Smartglasses Apps
Tilt Control Allows Disabled Users to Easily Use Google Glass
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Ugandan Eye Care Apps
Ugandan Eye Care Apps
This Blindness Prevention Mobile App was Developed Specifically for Uganda
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Braille-Reading Implants
Braille-Reading Implants
The Modified Argus II Eye Prothesis Helps People Read Braille with Eyes
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20
Military-Grade Vision Apps
Military-Grade Vision Apps
Konan Medical's Eyesight Test Helps to Qualify Civil & Naval Aviators
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Eye Disease Simulation Apps
Eye Disease Simulation Apps
VisionSim Shows the World Through Impared Eyes
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18
Beacon Navigation Technology
Beacon Navigation Technology
Sightcompass is a Beacon Tool for the Visually Impaired
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Tactile Enabling Devices
Tactile Enabling Devices
The Tactus Touchscreen Tablet Renders the Ability to Feel the Keyboard
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Sight Identifying Apps
Sight Identifying Apps
Image Recognition App for the Blind Determines Objects with a Phone Camera
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15
Brain-Training Eye Apps
Brain-Training Eye Apps
The Ultimeyes App Could Improve Your Vision by Training Your Brain
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14
Blind Reading Devices
Blind Reading Devices
The Digital Reading System Translates Documents for the Visually Impaired
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13
Magnified Search Engines
Magnified Search Engines
QWER.RE is a Service for the Visually Impaired
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12
Blindness-Curing Devices
Blindness-Curing Devices
These CATRA Smartphone Eyepieces Help Those With Cataracts
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Location-Mapping Virtual Games
Location-Mapping Virtual Games
This Virtual Game Helps the Visually Impaired Experience Seeing
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Bionic Eye Implants
Bionic Eye Implants
Second Sight's Argus II Gives The Gift of Vision to the Blind
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Sense-Mixing Blindness Apps
Sense-Mixing Blindness Apps
The EyeMusic App Converts Color into Sound for the Blind
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Tactile Sight Devices
Tactile Sight Devices
The Braille Contact Lens by Bar Ilan University Gives Sight to the Blind
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Vision Loss Apps
Vision Loss Apps
The Retina App Lets Users Experience the World of Blindness
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Sight-Sharing Apps
Sight-Sharing Apps
Be My Eyes is a Crowdsourced Video Chat that Helps Blind Individuals
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Hi-Tech Vision-Correcting Gadgets
Hi-Tech Vision-Correcting Gadgets
Google X's Smart Contact Lens is Designed for Diabetes Patients
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Color Blind-Addressing Browsers
Color Blind-Addressing Browsers
Google Chrome ReColor Project Will Allow Users to Adjust Colors
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Mobile Eye Examinations
Mobile Eye Examinations
Peek Vision Attempts to Combat Needless Blindness
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Hi-Tech Braille Handsets
Hi-Tech Braille Handsets
The Squibble is a Tactile Interactive Device That Syncs with Smartphones
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Visually Impaired-Aiding Reading Rings
Visually Impaired-Aiding Reading Rings
The Eye Ring Converts Words into Braille Dots in Real-Time
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