Mobile phone test can reveal vision problems in time

Apps that test visual function at home can discover deterioration of the eye’s macula lutea long before traditional vision tests. A doctoral thesis at Sahlgrenska Academy explored this issue.

03/14/2016

Photo: Elderly woman using a smartphone; Copyright: panthermedia.net/ocskaymark

Two new apps for mobile phones make it possible to test vision function at home and then send the test results to an eye clinic for analysis; © panthermedia.net/ocskaymark