An introduction to virtual reality, "the computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment that can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment."


Virtual Reality

VR Software

Tools for VR

Most healthcare-related VR is focused on anatomy, though I expect that this market will explode within the next two years as the demand for a variety of other learning and training software increases. Some programs that are currently available for download include:

The Body VR 
The Body VR: Journey Inside a Cell is an educational virtual reality experience that takes the user inside the human body. Travel through the bloodstream and discover how blood cells work to spread oxygen throughout the body. Enter one of the billions of living cells inside our body and learn how the organelles work together to fight deadly viruses.

3D Organon VR Anatomy 
3D Organon VR Anatomy is the world’s first fully-featured virtual reality anatomy atlas. Learn human anatomy with over 4000 realistic anatomical models/structures sided with quality text descriptions per body structure. 

The Enlightened League of Bone Builders and the Osseous Enigma 
Reckon yourself to be a most esteemed anatomist, do you? Well then immerse yourself in an intriguing Victorian parlour of curios to see how quickly you can piece together Yorick's complete skeleton.

With this app you will learn and identify the human anatomy from the inside and in 3D as if you were navigating inside a minimally invasive procedure.

Cyber-Anatomy Med VR™ is an advanced virtual reality turnkey system for learning anatomy. It offers 3D immersive stereographics technology that allows a user to visualize and to interact with complex anatomy through an intuitive and easy approach while in 3D. 

The Physiology of the Eye 
The Physiology of the Eye" is an educational VR experience that teaches you about the anatomical structures and physiology of the eye. As you work your way through each of the chapters you will be quizzed and given a GPA at the end.

Vision Therapy 
Vision Therapy is a convenient VR tool to keep eyes strong and healthy. It contains simple visual guidance to sets of 5 exercises randomly put together for a single session. Each set includes classical techniques which ensure that your eye muscles work properly: tense when necessary and relaxed when it’s time.

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