Impact of mydriatic eyedrops on distance visual acuity in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration.

[Impact of mydriatic eyedrops on distance visual acuity in patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration]. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2019 Jun 13;: Authors: Haution D, Lala E, Le Lez ML, Laube N, Serrhini C, Jean-Lechner M, Dorvault M, Pisella PJ Abstract PURPOSE: To demonstrate a decrease in distance visual acuity (VA) following instillation of mydriatic eyedrops in eyes with exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective assessment in clinical practice was conducted in our ophthalmology department at the University Hospital of Tours from 7/19/2018 to 8/29/2018. Distance (ETDRS) and near (Parinaud) VA were assessed before and after instilling one drop each of tropicamide 0.5% and phenylephrine 10% in the 40 included eyes with exudative AMD. RESULTS: The mean difference in distance VA before and after pupillary dilation (PD) was 0.06 LogMAR (SD=0.14) (P
Source: Journal Francais d Ophtalmologie - Category: Opthalmology Tags: J Fr Ophtalmol Source Type: research

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