Paediatric eye chart

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PROS

Essential for assessment of patients with visual or neurological symptoms

Reduce your medico-legal risk by documenting acuity accurately

Durable acrylic

3m reading distance - suitable for most offices

Symbols are easy to identify, even for small children and those from different cultures

CONS

Not backlit

Relatively high price point

VERDICT

An essential piece of kit that will last a lifetime.

We all know that certain presentations mean that you need to assess visual acuity – no questions.  But how do you do this when your patient is a child (or unable to read)?

Enter the paediatric eye chart.  This version by Gima is ideal for GPs, paediatricians and emergency departments as well as more specialised ophthalmology services.

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