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How is a Snellen Test Chart used to diagnose myopia?

The Snellen Test Chart is the eye chart where you read the letters with one eye covered. The letters get smaller in each row. During this test, you stand approximately 20 feet away from the chart. This is done to evaluate your distance vision, identifying how well you see at 20 feet when compared to the average person.

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