What Does the Amsler Grid Test For?
The Amsler Grid tests for problems with the retina, like macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Each eye receives its own individual test. The Amsler Grid test can easily be self-administered at home. No appointment is required.
How to Perform an Amsler Grid Test
Follow these three simple steps to perform an Amsler Grid test.
- Cover one of your eyes.
- Focus on the black dot in the middle of the grid. You should be able to see the entirety of the grid.
- Make note of any visual distortions you experience.
Visit Your Local Vision Experts
If you notice any distortions while performing the Amsler Grid test, schedule an eye exam with one of our vision specialists. This comprehensive exam will allow your eye doctor to detect the underlying problem and provide treatment options. Don’t hesitate to reach out. Schedule your appointment today.