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Did You Know?

Not all people who have visual impairments (but are not totally blind) benefit from large print.

Many people with visual impairments use prescription lenses to correct their vision. Some have good acuity in their central vision but very little peripheral vision. With prescription lenses or good central vision, print sizes of 12 to 14 point font are often preferred over larger print. The increased eye movement required to cover a single sentence of enlarged characters can result in eye fatigue.