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The iPhone iDoctor

Smartphones, and the iPhone in particular, are changing the way we do everything. From helping to diagnose breast cancer to communicating with those unable to speak, this technology has led to breakthroughs in many areas.  Now the iPhone is being developed to provide basic eye care to third-world and indigent populations. The first development from [...]

By |July 18th, 2011|Eye Health, Technology|0 Comments

With the iCanSee iPhone App, Who Needs Reading Glasses?

Have you ever forgotten your reading glasses when trying to read a menu? You’re most likely to forget your glasses... but never your iPhone. Welcome to the world of iCanSee. iCanSee, the first iPhone application in the iTunes App Store that brings a much-needed tool to the device, the magnifying glass. By magnifying the images [...]

By |November 3rd, 2010|Eyeglasses|1 Comment

How The iPhone is Changing Medicine

In this digital age, computers are relied on more and more for medical decision making.  Often, doctors have to look at and share digital images to help in diagnosis and treatment of many conditions.  This has traditionally been done at computer workstations, but a team of researchers from Pittsburg School of Medicine wondered whether handheld devices like [...]

By |October 19th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments