If you were planning on gifting the latest touchscreen gadget to a loved one, you might want to reconsider. As noted in a recent article in US News & World Report, there’s a major lifestyle switch that has occurred within the last 30 years, with both kids and adults spending more time indoors and doing close-up work with computer screens and phones.
With the new innovation, GoCheck Kids, by Gobiquity Mobile Health, pediatricians are now able to better determine the possibility of amblyopia (commonly known as lazy eye) and refer children to their eye care specialist for further treatment.
As people age, eye exams become even more important to ensure no underlying eye diseases are present. A recent study has shown that eye exams may also be important in detecting other non eye-related issues, such as stroke risk.