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UCL Press Release: 'Twinkle' eye test could improve AMD diagnosis

24 October 2007

Scientists at UCL have developed a more reliable test for detecting vision loss in people with age-related macular disease (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the UK and US.

The method, which centres on a visual illusion, could lead to earlier self-diagnosis of sight deterioration - encouraging patients to access medical assistance earlier on and potentially delay loss of vision.

Read the full press release.