Changes in Fixation Stability with Time during Binocular and Monocular Viewing in Maculopathy
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine changes in fixation stability over time during binocular and monocular viewing in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Seventeen patients with AMD and 17 controls were enrolled. Using an EyeLink eyetracker (SR Research Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada), fixation stability was recorded binocularly and monocularly with each eye for a duration of 15 s while the fellow eye was covered. Fixation stability was analyzed over 3 s intervals for each condition using a 68% bivariate contour ellipse area. Fixation stability did not change with time during binocular viewing for both groups, both monocular conditions for the control group, and monocular viewing with the better eye for the AMD group. However, during monocular viewing with the worse eye, the test of within-subject contrasts showed linear improvement in fixation stability with time (p = 0.016). In conclusion, in patients with AMD, monocular fixational control with the worse eye is poor, but improves with time. View Full-Text
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Samet, S.; González, E.G.; Mandelcorn, M.S.; Brent, M.H.; Tarita-Nistor, L. Changes in Fixation Stability with Time during Binocular and Monocular Viewing in Maculopathy. Vision 2018, 2, 40.
Samet S, González EG, Mandelcorn MS, Brent MH, Tarita-Nistor L. Changes in Fixation Stability with Time during Binocular and Monocular Viewing in Maculopathy. Vision. 2018; 2(4):40.Chicago/Turabian Style
Samet, Saba; González, Esther G.; Mandelcorn, Mark S.; Brent, Michael H.; Tarita-Nistor, Luminita. 2018. "Changes in Fixation Stability with Time during Binocular and Monocular Viewing in Maculopathy." Vision 2, no. 4: 40.
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