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United States Department of Commerce. You may select the license of your choice. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. A person taking the test covers one eye from 6 metres or 20 feet away, and reads aloud the letters of each row, beginning at the top.

Whenever acuity must be assessed carefully as in an eye doctor’s examinationor where there is a possibility that the examinee might attempt to deceive the examiner as in a motor vehicle license officeequipment is used that can present the letters in a variety of randomized patterns.

Snellej symbols on an acuity chart are formally known as ” optotypes “.

Other acuities are expressed as ratios with a numerator of 6. Views Read Edit View history. In the case of the traditional Snellen chart, the optotypes have the appearance of block letters, and are intended to be seen and read as letters.


Pfoff Laser and Eye Home. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Retrieved 11 December All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Commons category link is on Wikidata. Snellen chart Medical diagnostics Purpose Snellen chart is used to estimate visual acuity A Snellen chart is an eye chart that can be used to measure visual acuity.

Own work by uploader, Based on the public domain document: To ensure adequate illumination of the Snellen charts, various medical device manufacturers had developed Snellen chart products with backlight or projection.

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Information from its description page there is shown below. Subsequent rows have increasing numbers of letters that decrease in size.

Acuity charts are used during many kinds of vision examinations, such as “refracting” the eye to determine the best eyeglass prescription. This image appeared on Wikipedia’s Main Page in the Did you know? Wikimedia Commons has media related to Snellen charts. View more global usage of this file. At this distance, the symbols on the line representing “normal” acuity subtend an angle of five minutes of arc, and the thickness of the lines and of the spaces between the lines subtends one minute of arc.


Snellen Chart

A Snellen chart is an eye chart that can be used to measure visual acuity. The experimental charts developed in used abstract symbols. Retrieved May 10, Retrieved from ” https: Snellen charts are named after the Dutch ophthalmologist Herman Snellenwho developed the chart in This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. National Bureau of Standards. A typical Snellen chart. The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file pages on other projects are not listed:.

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The first line consists of one very large letter, which may be one of several letters, for example E, H, or N.

The perception of five out of six letters or similar ratio is judged to be the Snellen fraction.