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Amsler grid

(omz′lĕr)

[Marc Amsler, Swiss ophthalmologist, 1891-1968]
A grid of lines with a center black dot used by patients with macular degeneration to detect early worsening of their disease. Loss of vision in part of the grid or distortion of the lines (metamorphopsia) requires emergent evaluation for possible fluid or blood in the macula.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Amsler Grid." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735717/all/Amsler_grid.
Amsler grid. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735717/all/Amsler_grid. Accessed April 22, 2019.
Amsler grid. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735717/all/Amsler_grid
Amsler Grid [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/735717/all/Amsler_grid.
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