Q. I have 6/6 right eye, 6/6 left eye and 6/5 uniocular vision with glasses. Please explain.

Answered by
Dr. Rahul Vaswani
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
Published on Jul 03, 2019

Hello doctor,

What is meant by 6/6 right eye, 6/6 left eye and 6/5 uniocular vision with glasses?

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)


Welcome to icliniq.com.

In laymen terms, 6 by 6 means scientificly defined perfect vision. In medical terms, 6 by 6 means what you see from six meters, a person with normal vision also sees it from 6 metres. 6 by 5 means what a normal person sees from 5 metres you see it from 6 metres only means better than normal vision. In this case, 6 by 5 is possible with spectacles.

Thank you doctor,

What is uniocular vision?

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Ophthalmology (Eye Care)


Welcome back to icliniq.com.

It means vision with one eye at a time.

Thank you doctor,

For someone with 1.5 and 2 glass, can he have 6/6 vision with glasses for right, left and uniocular vision each?

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