Reading with the Retinal Periphery
Typographical features of letters were manipulated in such a way that frequently occurring letter confusions in eccentric viewing happened less frequently. This demonstrated that a combination of psychophysics and goal-directed modification of typographic features is a viable experimental strategy.
MacKeben M. (2000) Enhancement of peripheral letter recognition by typographical features. Visual Impairment Research 2, (2) 95 -103. (link to VIR)