Assessment of vision

Basic functions of vision can be accurately assessed in primary health care provided that the test methods are known and the instructions followed. Visual acuity depicts the size of the smallest figures that can be correctly recognized. Contrast sensitivity depicts the ability to perceive small differences in luminance between adjacent surfaces. Visual field depicts the area that a person can see without moving his/her eyes. Presbyopia requires special attention at workplaces (see ).

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