Smartphone app for cataract diagnosis

Many smartphone apps are criticised (or ignored) because they do the ‘same old stuff’. However, MIT researchers have developed an app that promises to be really useful. The app, plus clip-on eye-piece, enables low-cost diagnosis and assessment of cataracts. “With no moving parts, and built from off-the-shelf components, our solution is well suited for the developing world.” mHealth: MIT Creation Enables Smartphones to Foster Greater Vision Health Around the World MobileMarketingWatch item.