- Ophthalmology. a chart for testing vision, typically containing letters, symbols, or pictures in rows of decreasing size that are to be read or identified at a fixed distance.
Origin of eye chart
First recorded in 1940–45
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- A chart of letters and figures of various sizes, used to test visual acuity.
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