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Distance Visual Acuity

Near Visual Acuity

Testing Vision

Recording Results

Refractive Error

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Vision Screening
Chapter Objectives

At the end of this chapter you should understand how:

Distance and near visual acuity is tested, using the E/letter/symbol chart

Understand the purpose of testing vision with a pinhole

To identify people with low vision as distinct from those who have normal vision and those who are blind

To test near and distance visual acuity


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