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Is there a rough visual acuity test that anyone can perform without the eye chart?

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Dr. Peter Francis
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Yes

Your question specifically address visual acuity which is a measure of the acuteness of vision.
If anyone has concerns about their acuity, please visit your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Acuity is best assessed one eye at a time. Roughly an eye should be able read newsprint (or smaller) at the normal reading distance. Now, it's easy to download apps for your phone to test acuity.

In brief: Yes

Your question specifically address visual acuity which is a measure of the acuteness of vision.
If anyone has concerns about their acuity, please visit your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Acuity is best assessed one eye at a time. Roughly an eye should be able read newsprint (or smaller) at the normal reading distance. Now, it's easy to download apps for your phone to test acuity.
Dr. Peter Francis
Dr. Peter Francis
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Dr. Matheson Harris
Ophthalmology

In brief: Try this

Use courier new font and print out some letters at size 12.
Hold these about 5 feet away and test them one eye at a time. This is approximately 20/20 vision if you can read them.

In brief: Try this

Use courier new font and print out some letters at size 12.
Hold these about 5 feet away and test them one eye at a time. This is approximately 20/20 vision if you can read them.
Dr. Matheson Harris
Dr. Matheson Harris
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