Online Amsler Grid Test - Eye Health Nepal

Online Amsler Grid Test

Amsler grid is used for Macular degeneration screening test. It is useful for detecting central vision defect which is due to defect on Macula (Central part of the Retina). This Test required normal room lighting used for reading.


How to do Online Amsler Grid Test

Close your one eye, If you are glass wearer wear the glass and cover one eye then keep this screen at 14 to 16 inch away from your eyes,  focus on the dot in the center. 

Amsler Grid Test


Answer these questions

  1. Do any of the lines look wavy, blurred or distorted?
  2. Are there any missing areas or dark areas in the grid? 

Repeat same procedure for another eye. 


Results

If both answers are NO then this test is normal.  

If you have YES answer of above question, Please visit your eye care professional immediately.


Disclaimers: The grid does not replace having your macula tested by an eye care professional, particularly if you are over 50 yrs old or have any risk factors for macular degeneration.

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