near eye charts

Hanks Near Eye Charts


Laminated A4 Hanks Near Eye Charts include a variety of realistic near tasks.

The two sides of each chart contain versions for Adults & Children.

Hanks Near Eye Chart

Habitual Testing

Ideal for testing near vision using common tasks in habitual positions.

These eye test charts are presented in a convenient double-sided A4 format, so you always have the "right" chart.

Hanks Near Eye Chart

Realistic Tasks

Hanks Near Eye Charts include tasks that patients can relate to . . . 


  • Music;

  • Stock-listings;

  • Classified ads;

  • Textbooks;

  • Magazines;

  • Phone book;

  • Digital device;

  • Computer; etc.

Hanks Near Eye Chart

Range of Sizes

Calibrated range of clinical sizes . . .  


  • Point sizes: From 4 to 26pt

  • Snellen: From 40/25 to 40/200

  • Jaeger: From J1 to J16

  • Decimal: From 1.60 to 0.20

  • Approx reading age: From 3 to 13 years

Hanks Near Eye Chart

Adults and Children

There are 2 chart versions, each on reverse sides . . .


  • On one side is the chart for General Purpose / Adults

  • On the other side is the chart for Children

  • Supplied in sets of 3 for convenient use around the practice (Exam, Dispensing, Reception)

Usable Corridor Width Scale

Usable Corridor Width

Since 2015 the "Usable Corridor Width Scale" has been included as part of the Hanks Near Eye Chart . . .


  • Designed for use when troubleshooting patients with progressive spectacle lenses

  • Measures the width of the usable reading area in each eye, or the binocular field.

TGA and laminated

TGA and Laminated

Medical Device (Class 1) with the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).


  • ARTG Record # 164851 for visual acuity test

  • Produced on durable A4 cardboard with heavy lamination

Aust$43.50 for 3 double-sided charts ($14.50 ea)

Aust$24.00 for chart collection delivered as a download

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Near Eye Charts - Support Files

Complete Description of Hanks Near Eye Charts


How to Use the Hanks Near Eye Charts


How to use the Usable Corridor Width Scale for Progressive Lenses


Alternate descriptions: Near eye chart - Reading chart - Hanks eye chart