Adults afflicted with lazy eye currently have no options for treatment of it, and the choices for children are limited and ineffective. However, recent research has shown that using virtual reality headsets to encourage binocular vision is a new and effective way to treat lazy eye in adults, as well as being almost 10 times more effective in children than previous methods. Despite these benefits, using VR to treat lazy eye is not widely used because of the cost of owning a VR headset with proper software for daily and self administered treatments. In June, Google released a low cost of version of a VR headset made out of cardboard. We realized this could be used as a cost-effective implementation for various VR treatments that are impractical because of price, and we decided that developing a low cost treatment for Amblyopia, or Lazy Eye, would have the greatest social impact. After finding a proven method that uses a VR headset to run a Tetris-like game, we decided that combining this with the Google Cardboard would be the best way to provide this to treatment to as many people as possible. After closely following the methods defined in the clinical studies, we have come up with 'Delaze', a treatment for lazy eye in adults and children that costs the price of Google Cardboard.

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