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  • n  sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart)
  • n  a quick and penetrating intelligence

  • As we age, due to downward slide of visual acuity, we encounter irritants like having difficulty in reading maps in cars and having difficulty in reading menus in restaurants.
  • It is a well known fact that chess develops mental acuity.
  • In spite of her advanced age, Cathy enjoys good health and sound mental acuity.
News & Articles


  • Bill Walton in International Herald Tribune
    He made it happen! It was everything about him. It was his selflessness. It was his skill. It was his mental acuity. It was his sense of spacing. It was his hands. It was his touch. It was his brain. It was his personality,Walton wrote....
  • Jonathan Vaughters in PR Newswire (press release)
    Our riders are constantly going through different lighting conditions while training and racing. If we can increase visual acuity and reduce visual fatigue, that gives us a big advantage on the road,said Jonathan Vaughters, CEO of Slipstream...
  • Wayne Huizenga in International Herald Tribune
    Determining if Visudyne therapy in combination with Lucentis with or without a steroid is a safe approach for a patient with the neovascular or wet form of AMD to maintain, if not improve visual acuity with fewer numbers of retreatments is an... Henry Hudson Canada NewsWire (press release) Dec 16, 2008 1103 1705 acumen He has a proven track record of success everywhere he has been in the National Football League," Huizenga said. "And his football acumen will help put the Miami Dolphins franchise back among the elite of the NFL."

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