Feasibility of automated visual field examination in children between 5 and 8 years of age.

@article{Safran1996FeasibilityOA,
  title={Feasibility of automated visual field examination in children between 5 and 8 years of age.},
  author={Avinoam B. Safran and Gian Luca Laffi and Andr{\'e} Bullinger and Paola Viviani and C de Weisse and D. Desangles and Chantal Tschopp and C. Mermoud},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1996},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={515-8}
}
AIMS To investigate how young children develop the ability to undergo a visual field evaluation using regular automated perimetry. METHODS The study included 42 normal girls aged 5, 6, 7, and 8 years. Twelve locations in the 15 degrees eccentricity were tested in one eye, using an Octopus 2000R perimeter with a two level strategy. False positive and false negative catch trials were presented. The examination was performed three times in succession. Before the examination procedure, a… CONTINUE READING

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