Validation of Vis-Screen Mobile Application for Easy Vision Test by General Public: A pilot study

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Abstract


Visual impairment and blindness is a serious global concern. Poor awareness and late detection are significant factors contributing to the vast number of visually impaired people worldwide. The ubiquitous use of smartphone devices enables the general public to access various services provided easily. Our Vis-Screen mobile application is developed based on the necessity of early detection for any vision problem promptly to avoid further vision loss. Simple algorithm built-in and user-friendly of this application suits any laypersons to do vision testing among themselves with only minimal training needed, therefore promoting the importance of healthy vision within the community.


Keywords


visual acuity; mobile application; vision screening; blindness

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1893

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