A need for standardization in visual acuity measurement

Hina Patel, Nathan Congdon, Glenn Strauss, Charles Lansingh

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Standardization of terminologies and methods is increasingly important in all fields including ophthalmology, especially currently when research and new technology are rapidly driving improvements in medicine. This review highlights the range of notations used by vision care professionals around the world for vision measurement, and the challenges resulting from this practice. The global community is urged to move toward a uniform standard.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)332-337
Number of pages6
JournalArquivos brasileiros de oftalmologia
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 22 Nov 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Humans
  • Reference Standards
  • Vision Tests
  • Visual Acuity
  • Journal Article
  • Review


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