Is there a way to monitor your vision at home?
The answer is: Yes!
At your dilated eye exam we will go over in detail how to use an Amsler grid.
An Amsler grid is a way of checking your vision at home. Using the very center of your vision- your macula. Here is a link to an Amsler grid you can print out at home.
Using the Amsler grid, hold it at arm’s length, and test each eye separately with a pair of readers on. Look at the dot in the center- if you notice blind spots or distortions- give your retina doctor a call. It could be a sign of the progression of your retinal disease.
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