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5 Useful android apps for Ophthalmologist, Optometrist and Ophthalmic Assistants



Nowadays everyone has a smartphone. You can leverage all that computing power in your palm with a few powerful apps! Here are a few 5 top android apps for eye health professionals to make your life a little easier. 

Click on the heading to download these apps. 

1. Eye Handbook


The Eye Handbook is a smartphone diagnostic and treatment reference tool for anyone involved in Eyecare. Below is a list of some of the common features.
-Calculators
-ICD9 coding
-ICD9 to ICD10 converter
-ICD10 coding
-Audio, Video downloads
-Directory
-Eye Atlas
-Eye Wiki
-Forums
-Ophthalmology and Optometry Journals
-Medication and Pharmacopeia
-Journals
-Eye Diagrams
-Patient Education tools
-RSS Feeds
-Acronym List
-DDX
-Dictionary
-Eponyms
-Genetics
-Mnemonics
-Workups
-Testing
-Treatment Reference
-Vision Symptoms


2. Smart Optometry

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Smart Optometry is a professional application for eye care specialists to use for near vision testing! Give your patients’ best care with 16 INTERACTIVE, PRECISE and SIMPLE eye exams in 11 languages.

Smart Optometry is FREE and includes:
– Color Vision
– Contrast
– Visual Acuity
– Visual Acuity + 
– Worth Four Dot 
– Schober
– OKN Stripes
– Fluorescein Light
– Red Desaturation
– Hirschberg
– Accommodation
– Duochrome
– Aniseikonia
– Amsler Grid
– MEM Retinoscopy
– Maze (Amblyopia test)


3. Peek Acuity

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Peek Acuity allows anyone to measure visual acuity, which is one of the components of vision. It is designed by eye care professionals to be used to help identify people who need further examination by, for example, an optometrist or ophthalmologist.

Peek Acuity:
Generates visual acuity scores accurately, rapidly and reliably. Scores are provided in standard units of Snellen (both metric (6/6) and imperial (20/20) values) and LogMAR (0.0). 
Includes a new simulated representation that helps explain those scores to patients.
Includes equivalents of “count fingers”, “hand movement” and “light perception”
Does NOT collect any personally identifiable data about you, or anyone else. It is not a medical device


4. Eye Emergency Manual

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It provides a quick and simple guide to recognizing important signs and symptoms, and management of common eye emergencies. 

The app will also be of assistance in triaging patients to appropriate care within the health system.

The content within this app was developed by ophthalmic and emergency clinicians of the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI). 

5. Eye Exercises - Eye Care Plus

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Give your eyes 5 minutes a day, and see better for the rest of your life.

You go all the way to the gym for your body care, your eye care can be done on the couch. That’s why we’ve developed Eye Care Plus, so you can improve your eye health wherever you are, whenever you want. Whether you’re looking to simply relax your eyes after a strained day or start seeing like you’re young again, we’ll get you there. 

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