Validation study of the New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA) Vision Screening Battery.

@article{Lieberman1985ValidationSO,
  title={Validation study of the New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA) Vision Screening Battery.},
  author={Steven Lieberman and Allen H. Cohen and M E Stolzberg and J M Ritty},
  journal={American journal of optometry and physiological optics},
  year={1985},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={165-8}
}
The New York State Optometric Association (NYSOA) Vision Screening Battery was administered to 1983 grade school children. Complete visual examinations were performed on 125 children. A consensus method for determining a diagnosis was developed and a double-blind paradigm was used to validate the screening battery. The sensitivity was found to be 71.7% and the specificity to be 65%. When compared to the Snellen test, the NYSOA battery is far more sensitive. The Snellen test is 100% specific but… CONTINUE READING