Journal article

The short-term compliance and concordance to in clinic testing for tablet-based home monitoring in age-related macular degeneration.

Selwyn M Prea, George YX Kong, Robyn H Guymer, Pyrawy Sharangan, Elizabeth K Baglin, Algis J Vingrys

Am J Ophthalmol | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: This study determines the short-term compliance to regular home monitoring of macular retinal sensitivity (RS) in intermediate age-related macular degeneration (iAMD). We also compare home-based outcomes with in-clinic outcomes determined using 1. the same tablet device under supervision and 2. the Macular Integrity Assessment (MaIA) microperimeter. DESIGN: Single-centre longitudinal compliance and reliability study. METHODS: Seventy-three participants with iAMD were trained to perform macular field testing with the Melbourne Rapid Fields-macular (MRF-m) iPad application. Volunteers were asked to retur 6 weekly tests from home, guided by audio instructions. We determined compliance ..

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