The easee test

How do I read my visual acuity results?

The preliminary results represent the measurement of your visual acuity. Visual acuity indicates the sharpness or your vision. It refers to the ability to recognize signs on a standardized chart from a specific viewing distance. There are several ways to express the measured visual acuity; we use the decimal as well as the 20/20-system. Decimal: … Continued

Snellen chart

Eye care professionals use standardized charts with letters, numbers or symbols in different sizes to test your distance vision as compared to other people. A classic example of an eye chart is the Snellen chart, developed by Dutch ophthalmologist, Dr. Hermann Snellen, in the 1860s. Nowadays, this chart is the most commonly used in ophthalmology … Continued

What is a CE certification?

Within the European Economic Area (EEA), the quality of traded goods or products is guaranteed by the CE approval. The letters “CE” are the abbreviation of French phrase “Conformité Européene” which literally means “European Conformity”. The European Commission provides a classification of the products that require  CE approval. CE approval verifies that the product meets  … Continued

Validation process

After you complete the ease online eye test, the data is sent to an optometrist at ease for validation. From the data, the optometrist will detect the current visual acuity, the needed correction, and evaluate the reliability of the test. The optometrist needs to compare the test results to your current prescription in order to … Continued

Your easee prescription

We use corrective lenses to improve vision in cases of refractive problems. Once the refractive error has been assessed and measured, a prescription is required to manufacture the corrective lenses. Below you can see what the numbers in your easee prescription mean. The terms OD and OS specify which eye the correction is meant for. … Continued

The test environment

You will do the test on your laptop, tablet or desktop using a smartphone as a remote control. To ensure the outcome of the measurement is reliable, it’s important that the environment is suitable for the test. Most importantly, you have to be able to stand 3 meters away from the screen.  By following the … Continued

The test environment
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