There is no ophthalmic researcher who has not had headaches from
the handling of visual acuity entries. Different notations, untidy entries.
This shall now be a matter of the past. Eye makes it as easy as pie to work
with VA data - easy cleaning, easy conversion between
Snellen, logMAR, ETDRS letters, and qualitative visual acuity
shall never pester you again. The eye
package automates the pesky task to count number of patients and eyes,
and can help to clean data with easy re-coding for right and left eyes.
It also contains functions to help reshaping eye side specific variables
between wide and long format. Visual acuity conversion is based on
Schulze-Bonsel et al. (2006)