Instead of having to travel to a doctor’s office for treatment, VR allows patients to get the care they need from the comfort of their own home. A recent study gave patients VR glasses and a virtual coach who put them through a series of virtual scenarios to address their fear of heights. The test patients overcame their fears much better than those who didn’t use VR glasses. This technology can extend to other mental health treatments to make care easier to access, more convenient and less expensive. Les mer her