Be able to investigate visual fields in patients with AMD using the Amsler chart and be able to adapt the technique when VA is reduced (Group 3, 3.1.5)
Understand visual fields analysis using the Amsler chart in patients with AMD and be able to interpret the results (Group 3, 3.1.5)
Her best corrected vision at this stage was RE: 6/6- and LE: 6/6+, whilst there was corresponding distortion on Amsler chart
For example--use of an Amsler Chart
. You may be asked to use this technique on a patient.
Diagnosis and monitoring of AMD in the clinic has historically been based on the assessment of visual acuity (VA), Amsler chart
, and fundus examination of retinal signs.
a further 16 roll up a Bjerrum screen and take it with them, whilst 11 mention Amsler charts
. The latter may not be a true reflection of the usage of an Amsler chart
as it was not offered as an option but relied on respondents entering it as a choice under "other".
When investigating this condition with the Amsler chart
, which of the following is CORRECT?
In this situation, presenting the patient with an Amsler chart
or using the letter 'T' on a Snellen chart may help to demonstrate what is meant by the term distortion to the patient.