Relationship Between Rod-Mediated Sensitivity, Low-Luminance Visual Acuity, and Night Vision Questionnaire in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Myra B McGuinness, Rogan G Fraser, Rose Tan, Chi D Luu, Robyn H Guymer
TRANSLATIONAL VISION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC | Published : 2020
Purpose: To quantify the association between dark adaptation parameters and other clinical measures of visual function among people with and without early and intermediate age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Methods: In this cross-sectional study, participants underwent multimodal imaging and visual function testing, including best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), low-luminance visual acuity (LLVA), low-luminance deficit (LLD = BCVA - LLVA) and the 10-item Night Vision Questionnaire (NVQ-10). Dynamic and static dark-adapted chromatic perimetry (DACP) was performed. Sensitivity difference was defined as the difference in sensitivity between the 505-nm and 625-nm stimuli. Rod intercept time..View full abstract
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Supported by Macular Disease Foundation Australia, Australia Awards Scholarship (RT), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Fellowship (#1103013, RHG). The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian government.