This is the part of the test that will be most familiar to you. Reading the chart, the Optometrist will ask you a few questions to establish the best prescription for you. Always remember that there are no wrong or right answers, just tell the Optometrist what you are seeing and together you will achieve the best spectacles for you. Normally your distance vision will be checked first and then your near vision will be assessed. Another test which ensures that your eyes are working together, can be carried out at this stage. This is called Muscle Balancing.