Discover if you have Maculopathy

The AMSLER test has been created to spor MACULOPATHY. The typical symptom is METAMORPHOPSIA, that consists in seeing distorted lines.

How to perform the Amsler test?

1. download and print the pdf without changing document size (A4)
2. Wear reading glasses in necessary
3. keep the grid at a 30-40 cm distance
4. Cover your left eye with the palm of your hand
5. hold the test in your right hand, at a comfortable reading distance
6. focus the dot at the center of the grid with your right eye
7. try to understand if you happen to see deformed, distorted or broken lines, or a dark spot
8. repeat the same procedure for the other eye.
If any zone of the grud appear curved, blurred or dark, immediately get in touch with your ophthalmologist of choice.

Giuseppe Grasso, Catania

Votazione: Eccellente
After having consulted several doctors, last year I turned to Dr. Badalà because I felt a discomfort to the eye. At first sight Dr. Badalà realized that there was something wrong in my right eye and, after a thorough e... Continua a leggere la testimonianzaxamination and an OCT, he confirmed the presence of a hole in the retina (which no other doctor had seen before) and he suggested me a vitrectomy.

After consulting other doctors who, despite having confirmed the diagnosis, suggested me to wait, I decided to entrust Dr. Badalà, because he inspired me with confidence during the visit.

I had a vitrectomy under local anesthesia about five months ago. The surgery was good and my eyesight has improved and I no longer see distorted images.

The thing that struck me most is that at first I was so used to don’t  see well that I didn’t  realize it, so much so that I had turned to Dr. Badalà just for a burning sensation to the eye. Thanks to the professionalism and accuracy of Dr. Badalà today I realize I see much better.