near acuity


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near acuity

The ability to register optical details when objects are only 12–14 in from the eye.
See also: acuity
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The mean near acuity of the eccentric viewing group was 1.
This study investigated the impact of in-home training of eccentric viewing on the near acuity of and the performance of activities of daily living by persons with AMD.
The discriminant analysis performed on the questions about experiences while driving indicated that the factors of near acuity, distant acuity, and physical obstruction could be used in a LDF to differentiate low-vision from nonimpaired older adult drivers.
Although he appreciated the significant improvement to his near acuity, Mr AT complained that the short working distance was unacceptable to him.
Begin by establishing the patient's baseline near acuity with a +4.