Virtual reality oculokinetic perimetry is low cost, has high patient acceptance

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Based upon oculokinetic perimetry developed by ocular oncologist Bertil Damato, MD, PhD, in the 1980s and using virtual reality technology, a new visual field test overcomes some of the challenges of the gold standard of perimetry, according to a speaker here.
“This type of perimetry is called oculokinetic perimetry because instead of the stimulus moving the patient’s eye is moving,” Yvonne Ou, MD, said here at Hawaiian Eye 2019. “Now oculokinetic perimetry (OKP) has been combined with a virtual reality platform in collaboration with Vivid Vision.”

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