Eye on Vision, newsletter from Precision Vision: Berkeley Rudimentary Vision Test – Precision Vision

Welcome to Eye on Vision, the new monthly newsletter from Precision Vision

Each month we will bring you the latest industry news, trends product reviews and study results from across the globe along with interviews from some of the leading experts in the field.

Eye on Vision will be your resource for all things related to the field of Vision Care. For over 40 years Precision Vision has been synonymous with quality vision testing tools as its eye charts are used by researchers and eye care professionals around the world.

By focusing on just one area – vision testing – Precision Vision continually works to exceed industry standards, freeing clients to focus on their primary goal of delivering quality vision care.


The Berkeley Rudimentary Vision Test (BRVT) was developed to enable efficient and easy measurement of visual acuity beyond the limits of the letter chart. It features three card-pairs. Each card-pair consists of two 25cm square hinged cards so each card-pair has four target surfaces.

Catalog No. 4500

Click here to learn more about the Berkeley Rudimentary Vision Test


Age Related Vision Loss May be Related to Low Birth Weight

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta recently published their findings that rats with restricted growth in the womb, causing low birth weights when born, were most susceptible to developing age-related vision loss, compared to their normal weight counterparts.


New Layer of Human Cornea Discovered, will rewrite Ophthalmology Textbooks

International Business Times

A newly discovered sixth layer of the human eye will help Ophthalmologists understand and treat various diseases of the cornea.

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Scientist Working To Break Vicious Cycle Causing Vision Loss In Diabetes

The hallmark high glucose of the disease causes inflammation that produces free radicals that cause inflammation that produces more free radicals, explains Dr. Manuela Bartoli, vision scientist at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.


Scientists Help Explain Visual System’s Remarkable Ability to Recognize Complex Objects