The ability to detect sharp boundaries (stimuli) and to detect slight changes in luminance at regions without distinct contours. Psychophysical measurements of this visual function are used to evaluate visual acuity and to detect eye disease.


<b>Contrast Sensitivity</b> Testing

Contrast Sensitivity Testing

Campbell, F. W. and Robson,

Campbell, F. W. and Robson,

Both charts have high <b>contrast</b>

Both charts have high contrast

<b>Contrast Sensitivity</b> Changes

Contrast Sensitivity Changes

eye <b>contrast sensitivity</b>.

eye contrast sensitivity.

Hamilton-Veale Test

Hamilton-Veale Test

Photopic <b>contrast sensitivity</b>

Photopic contrast sensitivity

<b>contrast sensitivity</b> function

contrast sensitivity function

Symptoms and diagnosis



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Last update: September 2014