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Phone App Could Prevent Thousands Going Blind

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The simple tool allows patients to scan their own retinas and email the images to doctors to remotely diagnose cataracts, Thursday, August 15, 2013

A new smartphone app, developed in the UK could revolutionise the way partially sighted people are treated in developing countries.
The app will treat patients in the most remote locations

By Thomas Moore, Health and Science Correspondent

A new app that turns a smartphone into a mobile eye clinic could prevent hundreds of thousands of people going blind.

The Portable Eye Examination Kit (PEEK) has been developed by doctors in
London and Glasgow to help diagnose serious eye conditions in the developing