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Three Top iOS Apps for Vision Testing

Posted: October 2, 2014 in Apps
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Caring for your sight means getting eye exams, updating your lens prescriptions when necessary, and making sure that you”re always wearing the lenses you”re given by your doctor as recommended. If you”ve worn glasses your entire life, then vision health is a regular part of your life. If, on the other hand, you have enjoyed good vision in the past, you may not be familiar with how to take the best care of your eye sight. When you think you notice a change in your sight, it”s possible to give yourself a preliminary eye test thanks to a number of iOS apps available for iPhone, iPod, and iPad. These apps are not a substitution for a doctor, but can be a good place to start on your road for good vision.

Eyesight Test and Care

This app, available in the iTunes app store, lets you take a few different tests to check your eyesight. You can view standard eye charts that are used in an actual doctor”s office – these charts have letters of various sizes (with the largest letters at the top and smallest at the bottom) that can be viewed from a specific distance to test your eyesight. The app also offers tests for color blindness and astigmatism, and you can check for specific eye issues such as near sightedness. According to the app creators, Eyesight Test and Care is designed with international standards for eye chart design.