A randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of prism spectacles for patients with age-related macular degeneration.

@article{Smith2005ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of prism spectacles for patients with age-related macular degeneration.},
  author={Heather Jane Smith and Christine Margaret Dickinson and Isabel Cacho and Barnaby C Reeves and Robert Anthony Harper},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={123 8},
  pages={1042-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of prism spectacles in people with age-related macular degeneration by relocating the retinal image. METHODS We implemented a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-masked trial. Participants with age-related macular degeneration received a standard low-vision assessment and the prescription of conventional low-vision aids 6 weeks before the study intervention. Participants were randomized to receive 1 of the following, including the optimal refractive… CONTINUE READING

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