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Pediatría Atención Primaria

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GARCIA AGUADO, Jaime  and  GRUPO PREVINFAD/PAPPS INFANCIA Y ADOLESCENCIA et al. Visual acuity assessment. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria [online]. 2016, vol.18, n.71, pp.267-274. ISSN 1139-7632.

The preferred method of visual screening in 3 to 5 year olds is the direct measure of visual acuity with optotypes. In the present paper the procedure of assessment of visual acuity with optotypes is described. The features the adequate optotypes must meet are analyzed and the referral criteria to the ophthalmologist according to the most recent recommendations are updated.

Keywords : Visual acuity; Optotypes; Screening; Visual impairment.

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