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iPhone Apps for your eyes!
With nine different types of reminders, it's easier than ever to remember to take a pill or administer an eye drop. You can also set up refill reminders and track the history of your medications. In addition, RxmindMe allows you to attach pictures of your prescription and search the FDA Drug Database for medication information.
By entering a few details about your contact lens prescription, you can set up reminders notifying you to replace your lenses, schedule an eye exam and even set up an automated email to notify your doctor when a new prescription is needed.
EyeCare- save your vision Rated a Top 10 New & Noteworthy Medical App in the U.S. By Apple, this app is designed to prevent eye strain, dry eyes, headaches, eye fatigue , blurred vision, or loss of focus for technology users. Users can set reminders at customizable intervals to be notified when it is time to take a break from the screen. The program will continue to run in the background, and notifications can be terminate at any time with the click of a button.
This app reminds you when to take your medication and allows you to take a picture of the bottle to avoid confusion.
This three-in-one app includes a magnifier, mirror, and flashlight, making it easy for users to read small print or in low-light settings.
This app by Braille Institute simulates the experience of degenerative eye diseases. Using touch-screen controls, you are guided through simulations that replicate the symptoms of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, or cataracts. It also provides basic information including symptoms, causes, and treatments.
This app by Vision Council helps users create packing lists for upcoming trips. Enter the destination and travel dates, and a pre-installed, customizable list of necessary items is populated, including sunglasses. This app also provides users the UV levels (low or high) of their destination.