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What does V stand for?

V stands for Visual Acuity

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[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.
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.
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.