Opternative is a service that enables people to take online eye exams and get an accurate and legal eye prescription as a result. As screens become more and more advanced, Opternative is proving that the need for optometrists to have special equipment, or even conduct in-person appointments may become redundant.
Online eye exams do exist, but their results are not as definitive as those offered by Opternative and they typically lead patients to a doctor to see in-person anyways.
Optometrist Dr. Steven Lee developed Opternative to be accessible from anywhere, as well as more time and money-conscious for patients. After some quick calibration with a webcam, the online eye exam takes about 10 minutes and costs just $35, which is about 75% less than going in for an actual doctor's appointment.