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Special Eye Charts
There are some special eye charts that are used for various other purposes than the Snellen chart is!
The first one of these special eye charts is the astigmatic mirror that is used to diagnose and reduce astigmatism. Here is the chart (credit: www.i-see.org):
If an astigmatic looks at the lines near the center, some of the lines look
Also the inner circle may not look quite
Another one of the special eye charts is the Amsler Grid that is simply a square mesh of horizontal and vertical lines looking like this (credit: www.nei.nih.gov):
Here is the Amsler Grid as it might appear to a person who is afflicted with age-related macular degeneration (credit: www.nei.nih.gov):
Here is another one of these special eye charts facilitating
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