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Relationship between macular pigment and visual function in subjects with early age-related macular degeneration

Creator:

Akuffo BO. Nolan Jm. Peto T. Stack J. Leung I. Corcoran L. Beatty S.

Subject Keywords: Nutrition, Ageing, Older People, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease
Catalogue: Systematic Reviews
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

ABSTRACTPurposeTo investigate the relationship betweenmacular pigment (MP) and visual function in subjectswith early age-related macular degeneration (AMD).Methods121 subjects with early AMD enrolled aspart of the Central Retinal Enrichment SupplementationTrial (CREST; ISRCTN13894787) were assessed using arange of psychophysical measures of visual function,including best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), lettercontrast sensitivity (CS), mesopic and photopic CS,mesopic and photopic glare disability (GD), photostressrecovery time (PRT), reading performance and subjectivevisual function, using the National Eye Institute VisualFunction Questionnaire-25 (NEI VFQ-25). MP wasmeasured using customised heterochromaticflickerphotometry.

Date:

15/03/2016

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Akuffo BO. Nolan Jm. Peto T. Stack J. Leung I. Corcoran L. Beatty S.. (2016) Relationship between macular pigment and visual function in subjects with early age-related macular degeneration [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1264167 [Accessed: 16th September 2019].

  

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