[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] THE STANDARD of visual acuity required for car and motorcycle drivers is now 'at least 6/12; in addition to being able to read the number plate test from the prescribed distance, the DVLA has announced.
What does V stand for?
V stands for Visual Acuity
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The CSC with early presentation (34) had attained visual acuity of 6/9 to 6/6 at follow up at three months with preserved profile of outer photo receptor layer.
They tested visual acuity of about 4,500 students and found the typical screening was best at detecting nearsightedness but likely missed many cases of farsightedness and astigmatism, a condition in which the main symptom is blurred vision.
Patients with cognitive impairment were more likely to have reduced visual acuity and/or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), compared with those who were not cognitively impaired, reported investigators in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, a multicenter study of AMD and age-related cataract (Arch.
Stevens also considered visual acuity and limiting far point--the greatest distance at which objects remain distinct.
Visual acuity varied from 20/25 to counting fingers only.
Vision is described in terms of visual acuity and field of vision Visual acuity is a measure of how well an individual sees compared with someone with normal sight--for example, a person with 20/60 vision must be within 20 feet of an object to see it as clearly as a normal-sighted person at 60 feet--and a normal field of vision is 160 to 170 degrees.
Final visual acuity was 20/25 or better in 6 patients, 20/30 to 20/50 in 2 patients, 20/60 to 20/100 in 2 patients, and 20/200 in 1 patient.