The ICHOM Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures for Macular Degeneration is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to patients with Macular Degeneration. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.

1. Endophthalmitis

2. Individual treatments received for macular degeneration

3. Recommended to track via the Brief Impact of Vision Impairment (B_IVI) Questionnaire

4. Presence of fluid, edema, or hemorrhage

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All of the basic information you need to implement ICHOM Sets is available in the links above. However, for a faster, more easily integrated process, we offer digitised versions of the Set measures. These are designed for immediate upload to existing EMR systems. This is available as part of our Accreditation package, which recognises your work in putting patient outcomes at the heart of treatment.

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Team that developed this set

Mark Gillies | University of Sydney

Kim Ramasamy | Aravind Eye Care System

Naga Yoshimura | Kyoto University
Hiroshi Tamura | Kyoto University

Norfariza Ngah | Hospital Selayang
Dato Shankar*

Caroline Klaver | Erasmus Medical Center

Gemmy Cheung | Singapore National Eye Center

Inger Westborg | Umeå University; Registercenter Syd/EyeNet Sweden

Daniel Barthelmes | University Hospital Zurich

Robert Johnston | Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Adnan Tufail | Moorfields Eye Hospital
Ian Rodrigues | St. Thomas’ Hospital
Martin McKibbin | Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Cathy Yelf* | Macular Society

Mark Blumenkranz | The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford
Suzann Pershing | Stanford University; American Academy of Ophthalmology; VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Christina Weng | Baylor College of Medicine
Julia Haller | Wills Eye Hospital; Thomas Jefferson University

*Patient representative

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