iPad Vision Test Big Hit With Macular Degeneration Patients

An overwhelming majority of people with age-related macular degeneration would rather test their vision with an iPad app than with traditional methods, a new study shows.

“One of the major advantages of iPad testing is that patients are much more involved in their disease. They’re engaged,” Matthias Hartmann, MD, an ophthalmologist in private practice from Berlin, Germany, told Medscape Medical News. “It’s like a game, and many tell us they think they can do better.”

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