I just got my glasses done and noticed that even with my glasses, I couldn’t see the bottom row of the Snellen Chart. Worried that my glasses wasn’t made well, I asked my optician whether that was normal – and she said yes.

Before I continue, let me show you a picture of a snellen chart:

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Apparently, most people can see up to the red underlined row. And that already is ‘perfect eyesight’ but few could actually read beyond that red underlined row. I wonder how many readers can actually read beyond the red line. I know I can’t… even with glasses.

Anyway, here’s some more trivia for you:

Why is the letter “E” on top of all eye charts?

Read more about the chart here

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