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Infographic: Low Vision Conversions (Snellen - Point - M)

Posted by Amanda Dexter on September 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Amanda Dexter
Dr. Amanda K. Dexter received her optometric training at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where she was Class of 2010 Valedictorian. She also completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Dexter is the Manager and Program Coordinator for OptoPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NBEO Part I & II.


We continue with our Optometry Infographics series with this post on low vision conversions. Be sure to check out our other fact posts!

Here are some of the low vision conversions in this chart:

  • Reduced Snellen (RS) to Point Notation
  • RS to "M" Notation
  • "M" to RS
  • "M" to Point
  • Point to "RS"
  • Point to "M"

View the infographic below to see the conversion factor along with some examples.


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