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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.
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.
Amsler chart marker
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Amsler test - projection of a visual field defect onto an Amsler chart.
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Importantly, the patient's best corrected vision at this examination was RE: 6/6 and LE: 6/6, and there was no distortion reported on Amsler chart
Students were asked to select the most appropriate Amsler chart
for the presenting condition and perform the technique accurately.
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
There is distortion of the Amsler chart
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