Adapted from the National Eye Institute, U.S. National Institutes
of Health. Available online: http://www.nei.nih.gov
Snellen chart is used to test far vision. It has several rows of letters. The
letters on the top line are the largest; those on the bottom line are the
smallest. You stand 20 ft (6 m)
from the chart, cover one eye, and read the smallest row of letters you can see
on the chart.
June 9, 2011
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2012 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.