The PEEK (Portable Eye Examination Kit) app is a smartphone app developed by experts in the fields of eye care, research and technology that can conduct eye exams. By using the camera on a smartphone, Peek has the ability to check for visual acuity, test color vision and contrast sensitivity, among other tests. The app also features retinal imaging and image grading and patient records are kept with Geo-tagged information.
The app is now being tested in Kenya with a cohort of over 5,000 young students. With the app, health professionals can diagnose eye diseases easily from anywhere in the world.