Dig Rush is Game Designed to Treat Lazy Eye

on April 4, 2015 1:58 PM

Prescription gaming? Learn how videogames could one day be used to cure lazy eye.

Mathieu Ferland, Senior Producer at Ubisoft Montreal, explains how some doctors can actually prescribe Dig Rush to patients with Amblyopia or more commonly known as lazy eye.

Dig Rush uses 3D glasses and a tablet to train both the dominant and lazy eye to work together in improve visual perception.

The idea of an actual doctor prescribing videogames treat eye disorders is nothing short of awesome.

 /  Staff Writer
Raised under the tutelage of Sonic the Hedgehog and the Gunstars. Jorge came from an age where protagonists never spoke and instruction manuals were over 50 pages long. When Jorge isn't writing about some obscure indie game, he spends his day talking about videogames regardless if anyone is listening or not. Jorge one day dreams of voicing a random npc your main character bumps into and punches in the face.