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Figure 4 | BMC Ophthalmology

Figure 4

From: A technique to train new oculomotor behavior in patients with central macular scotomas during reading related tasks using scanning laser ophthalmoscopy: immediate functional benefits and gains retention

Figure 4

The development of the combined use of initial PRL, examiner's selected TRL, and two new self-selected PRLs for reading isolated words – three months after training. This figure shows an uninterrupted sequence of eye movements performed while attempting to decipher an isolated word presented in 1.3 logMAR, like in figure 3. Recordings were obtained in subject LG three months following the training procedure. Adaptation due to the training procedure was maintained allowing LG to read entirely the word "compagnie". The arrows indicate the position of the retinal areas being presumably employed: initial PRL () and newly self-selected PRLs (). The initial PRL was consistently used with newly self-selected PRLs. Please note that, on the SLO image, an upside down inversion of the image allows the word and the presented reading strategies to be viewed normally.

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