ISO 8596:2017 specifies a range of Landolt ring optotypes and describes a method for measuring distance visual acuity under photopic conditions for the purposes of certification or licensing.
ISO 8596:2017 is neither intended as a standard for clinical measurements nor for the certification of blindness or partial sight.
Other optotypes used for clinical investigations are described in Annex A for information.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2017-11
Edition: 3Number of pages: 10
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 172/SC 7 Ophthalmic optics and instruments
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