Skin Scan by Skin Scan
Available on the iPhone, this app scans and monitors moles for skin cancer. While it gives an automatic result for abnormalities based on user-uploaded pictures, the website warns that it is “not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice” and provides a GPS function to help the user find a nearby doctor for evaluation.
Explore this issue:March 2012
Vision Test by 3 Sided Cube
Available on all Apple devices, this app provides users with five vision tests, including visual acuity and astigmatism, as well as advice, facts and quizzes about eye care. It also offers users an optician finder.
uHear by Unitron Hearing Limited
Available on iPhone and iPod touch, this app measures potential hearing loss for users through three assessments: hearing sensitivity, speech in noise and common listening situations. It offers an audiologist finder.