Using Thomson Test charts for remote testing

Current guidelines on Social Distancing have made it difficult (or impossible) for patients to attend a clinic to have their visual acuity checked.

The good news is that the Thomson Test Chart may be used in association with video-conferencing software (e.g. Zoom or Teams) to assess the vision of patients in their homes or other remote locations.

Outline instructions:

Trials have shown that the accuracy and test/retest repeatability of this approach is similar to that for measurements taken in the clinic.