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Using computers to assess visual function in adults & children

  • Research type

    Research Study

  • Full title

    Assessment of visual function relevant to children and adults with visual impairment using tablets or other computers.\n



  • Contact name

    Tariq Aslam

  • Contact email

  • Sponsor organisation

    Universtiy of Manchester

  • Duration of Study in the UK

    3 years, 0 months, 1 days

  • Research summary

    This study will involve stepwise development and feasibility studies of a variety of vision tests that can be done on tablets or other computers. \n\nThe potential for the use of these tests to provide clinically useful information will be subsequently evaluated by testing on children and/or adults with or without visual impairment.\n\nDifferent aspects of vision will be considered including visual fields, movement perception, crowding, contrast sensitivity, colour vision and visual acuity.

  • REC name

    North West - Greater Manchester East Research Ethics Committee

  • REC reference


  • Date of REC Opinion

    25 Apr 2017

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion