Catalogue Number: 3950
Four TED near point test cards
Sub-Category: Reading card, tests of near vision
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 1940
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Four near vision test cards, light buff card 115 x 127 mm with fusion targets for testing suppression and stereopsis on one side and near point letter chart and near cross cylinder test target on the other side.
Historical Significance: This near test card was designed for use mounted on the near point rod of a refractor. It tested for stereopsis and suppression and could be used for the near cross cylinder test. It was in wide spread use in Melbourne in the in the mid 20th C and may have been designed by a Melbourne optometrist.
How Acquired: Donated by OPSM via Steven Giacon
Date Acquired: March 2003
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 10