ISO-8596 Ophthalmic optics - Visual acuity testing - Standard and clinical optotypes and their presentation

ISO-8596 - 3RD EDITION - CURRENT -- See the following: DIN-EN-ISO-8596
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ISO 8596:2017 specifies a range of Landolt ring optotypes and describes a method for measuring distance visual acuity under photopic conditions for the purposes of certification or licensing.

ISO 8596:2017 is neither intended as a standard for clinical measurements nor for the certification of blindness or partial sight.

Other optotypes used for clinical investigations are described in Annex A for information.




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ISO 8596:2017

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Nov. 1, 2017

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ISO/TC 172/SC 7