contrast sensitivity testing

contrast sensitivity testing

examination of the visual recognition of the variation in brightness of an object.

con·trast sen·si·tiv·i·ty test·ing

(kon'trast sen'si-tiv'i-tē test'ing)
Examination of the visual recognition of the variation in brightness of an object.
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Prior to contrast sensitivity testing, pupil diameter was measured in the same lighting conditions.
Contrast sensitivity testing was done first in photopic, then in mesopic conditions.
4,5,6,7) Therefore, contrast sensitivity testing is becoming more common in our routine practice.
Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity testing for sports vision.
Additionally, the instrument incorporates glare testing, grid testing, and contrast sensitivity testing, features which are helpful for ascertaining whether a patient is a candidate for cataract surgery, and also determining the presence of macular pathologies.
We came to the same results regarding brown and gray filters, but differences regarding green filters can be attributed to contrast sensitivity testing type and sample size (65 versus 10 subjects).
Over the last decade, contrast sensitivity testing has been shown to be a much better measurement of visual capability in everyday life than has Snellen acuity (Evans & Ginsburg, 1985).