The American Gem Society will introduce the HRR fourth edition Pseudoisochromatic Test for color deficiency screening during the JCK Show ~ Las Vegas.
Developed at Columbia University by LeGrand Hardy, MD, Gertrude Rand, and M. Catherine Rittler, with the assistance of several color vision experts, the latest edition has improved diagnostic accuracy through the use of updated color vision genetic information and state-of-the-art printing methods, AGS said in a statement. This test will indicate if there is a color perception deficiency that could affect color judgment.
The Colorvision Screening will take approximately 10 minutes. This is a requirement of all Certified Gemologist Appraisers of AGS.
AGS will begin administering the new Colorvision evaluation in Booth L29 June 3 – 6, 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. PST, by appointment only. Contact the AGS Education Department at 702.255.6500 extension 1034 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Last minute appointments will be taken at the American Gem Society booth located at L10. Cost is $39 for American Gem Society members or $69 for non-members.