acuity

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acuity

[ə′kyü·ə·dē]
(biology)
Sharpness of sense perception, as of vision or hearing.
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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.
Although it was not possible to determine exactly whether the retinal area used by the participants in the present study was the preferred retinal locus or a newly established trained retinal locus, it appears that this method of training eccentric viewing to a particular retinal area improves both near acuity and the performance of activities of daily living, regardless of whether the participants had an established preferred retinal locus.
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.