Uncategorized

Chromatically Correct Eye Charts and the Innovations of Dvorine

I was browsing one of my favorite apparel sites- Mod Cloth- and happened on this adorable wall clock.

Color-blind-clock

You can click on the link below for more info:

Color Blindness Chart Clock at Mod Cloth

But, this clock reminded me of some interesting color blindness charts that I will be selling at the flea. They were produced by an inventive optometrist Israel Dvorine in the 1940s to test aviators and recruits during WWII.Until this time, there were similar charts made in Japan to test colorblindness but they were difficult to obtain and reproduce. If you would like to read more about Dvorine and his charts you can click here for a lengthy and technically challenging article.

SCAN0017 SCAN0016 SCAN0015

In the same vein, I have some fascinating stereoscopic charts by Dvorine for testing other vision irregularities.

SCAN0011 SCAN0012
SCAN0013
SCAN0014

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s