GoCheck Kids Completes $6 Million Series B Investment to Fight America’s $23 Billion Vision Crisis
The investment will add Apple’s AI capabilities and accelerate further EHR integration NASHVILLE, TN (Apr. 25, 2019) – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, an iPhone app used by over 4,500 pediatricians that screen for vision impairment in pre-verbal children, announced…READ MORE »
Compare Gocheck Kids, Spot Vision Screener, Plusoptix, iScreen
Looking for a photoscreener to detect amblyopia risk factors in children too young for a visual acuity test? Below, we compare the top photoscreeners using four main components: workflow efficiency, clinical efficacy, cost over time, and modernized security. Overview 5...READ MORE »
The Top Pediatric Care (Game) Changers
Like a massive earthquake, when someone “changes the game,” it is felt around the world. It is revolutionary, thought-provoking, and inspirational. What game-changers come to your mind? For me, it was Michael Jordan changing the way basketball teams operate, Henry…READ MORE »
AAP Vision Screening Guidelines Prevent Permanent Vision Loss
In January 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released the “Visual System Assessment in Infants, Children, and Young Adults by Pediatricians”.1 This comprehensive clinical report is an updated vision screening policy statement for pediatricians. It was co-authored by the...READ MORE »
Top 5 Pediatric Vision Screening Myths
In the U.S., vision disorders are the most prevalent disabling condition in children.¹ This is partly due to the fact that only 30% of children receive adequate vision screening.² These statistics should speak loudly, but for many pediatricians, assumptions about...READ MORE »
What Is Ocular Photoscreening And Why Are Pediatricians Adopting?
Photoscreening is a pediatric vision screening technique wherein a camera and flash are used to determine refractive errors and identify risk factors for amblyopia.1 A photoscreener detects amblyopic risk factors such as hyperopia, myopia, and anisometropia and estimates their severity....READ MORE »
Why Glen Falls Pediatrics Chose GoCheck Kids for Vision Screening
Kevon: Stephanie, how did you start looking for a vision screener? Stephanie: With our old standalone device breaking down regularly, we looked into GoCheck Kids after seeing it featured in a journal. Immediately we liked the convenient size and pricing….READ MORE »
Why Did Pediatric Physicians Switch to GoCheck Kids?
Motivation to Start Screening? “Part of my motivation to vision screen stems from several people in my family being affected by amblyopia. Pediatricians like me don’t have the skills or tools to catch many vision risks. We began screening with…READ MORE »
Amblyopia: Definition, Risk Factors, and Preventing Vision Loss
What Is Amblyopia? Amblyopia definition: one eye’s vision has been reduced because the eye and the brain have not been working together properly. This condition usually begins when someone’s eyes have different strengths. As the brain favors the strong eye and...READ MORE »
How Did Pediatric Associates Meet AAP’s Vision Screening Policy?
There are 3 reasons we selected and love GoCheck Kids: Provide the best care for our kids It didn’t take long to realize we made the right choice. Our first positive result was a total surprise. She had significant eye…READ MORE »