acuity

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acuity

[ə′kyü·ə·dē]
(biology)
Sharpness of sense perception, as of vision or hearing.
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These results are not presented here because they support what has already been reported in the literature--that magnification improves near acuity and the performance of activities of daily living.
However, it did not contribute significantly to the LDE The results in Table 8 indicate that low-vision drivers reported experiencing significantly more difficulty with near acuity, distance acuity, and physical obstruction and that nonimpaired drivers had more trouble with motion perception.
Most of the students were keen on improving their near acuity to help them with their learning activities.
Vision/visual acuity of all participants was 6/12 (20/40) or better, and all had good (NS) near acuity. Participants were randomly allocated to one of four groups of seven.
This is a comparison of what the person can read with their reading add with what they want to read (magnification = actual near acuity/target near acuity).
Because of the heightened awareness and training associated with Project Magnify, the school district learned to differentiate between the needs of a student with reduced distance acuity as opposed to one with reduced near acuity.