The Brave New Words blog recently ran a post on the Multilingual Eye Chart developed by John Yunker. It raised a good question: In non-Latin-alphabet-employing countries, what do people use for eye charts when they go to the optometrist?
Interested, I searched for eye chart from around the world. Here is what I found:
Want to have more fun and build your own eye chart? With the SUNY/University at Buffalo's Interactive Visual Acuity Chart, you can.
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