Amsler chart


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Am·sler chart

(ahm'slĕr),
a 10-cm square divided into 5-mm squares on which may be projected a defect in the central visual field.
Synonym(s): Amsler grid

Am·sler chart

(ahmz'ler chahrt)
A 10-cm square divided into 5-mm squares on which a person may project a defect in the central visual field.

Amsler,

Marc, Swiss ophthalmologist, 1891-1968.
Amsler chart - a 10-cm square divided into 5-mm squares upon which an individual may project a defect in the central visual field.
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Amsler test - projection of a visual field defect onto an Amsler chart.
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8) This may provide a useful adjunct to the Amsler chart, which is commonly used to look for central visual distortions in patients at risk of wet AMD (Figure 4).
On identifying drusen or pigmentary changes in the retina, a key role of the optometrist is to exclude the possibility of neovascular changes through thorough fundus examination and checking for marked central visual field distortions using the Amsler chart (bearing in mind that drusen may themselves cause small distortions).
Patients with early AMD should be thoroughly examined to exclude possibility of wet AMD and given an Amsler chart to self-monitor.
Place the Amsler chart at 30cm and use positive results to indicate pathological changes
Place the Amsler chart at 20cm and use positive results to indicate pathological changes