At Home Vision Test

  1. Click the eye chart and print on white 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper

  2. Attach the chart to a windowless wall in a well-lit room at eye level

  3. Measure ten feet from the wall

  4. Wear your prescription glasses or contact lenses 

  5. Cover your left eye 

  6. Have another person point to each line as you read the letters out loud and keep track of which letters you get right

  7. Continue to the bottom row or until you can no longer read the letters

  8. Write down the number of the smallest line where you identified the majority of letters correctly (Ex. If you were able to read at least 5 out of 8 letters on line 9, you would write 20/20.)

  9. Cover the right eye now and repeat steps 6-8.