Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Visual Acuity: Decoded

Pushkar Dhir1, Harsha Bhattacharjee1, Dipankar Das1, Barman Manabjyoti1, Ronel Soibam1, Diskit Angmo2, Parikshit Dhir3, Tarun Gupta3, Divakant Mishra1, Fazil Khuram1, Palak Chirania1
1Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati, Assam, India; 2LVPEI Hyderabad, Telangana, India; 3Dhir Hospital, Bhiwani, Haryana, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.

Corresponding Author:

Pushkar Dhir 
Vitreo-Retina Services 
Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya
Beltola, Guwahati - 781028, Assam, India
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Published Online: 31-JAN-2019

In the current scenario of competition, paper writing, critical analysis and stardom, we forget to analyse the basics of the subject, one of which is a visual acuity standard. Being an ophthalmologist demands good understanding of visual acuity in all formats. This article emphasise on visual acuity conversions from logarithm to Snellen visual chart at 6 meter, 4 meter, 20 feet and  decimal forms.

Keywords :Snellen visual acuity, Visual acuity score, LogMAR