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Free OET Writing Sample Test with Answer Subtest Optometry #3


Today's date is 5 March 2029. You are an optometrist at a local clinic. A patient has come in for a routine eye examination.


NAME: Mr. John Reynolds 

DOB: 12 December 1980 (48 y.o.)

Social background: Married, two children

Occupation: Graphic designer 

General health: Generally good, no significant medical conditions

Family history: Father had glaucoma

Patient history: 2005 – Diagnosed with myopia, prescribed glasses for full-time wear

2014 – LASIK surgery for myopia correction

5 March 2029 Presenting problem: Routine eye examination, no specific complaints

Both eyes:

  • No discomfort, redness, or discharge

  • No vision problems reported

  • No history of ocular trauma or surgery since LASIK

Visual acuity (VA): Both eyes 6/6

Colour vision (D-15): Normal

External examination:

  • No obvious abnormalities

  • No signs of lid abnormalities, ptosis, or swelling

Slit-lamp examination:

  • Clear anterior chambers

  • No signs of infection or inflammation

  • Stable corneas

Intraocular pressure (IOP) (Non-contact tonometry):

  • Both eyes 14mmHg


  • Normal optic disc appearance

  • No evidence of diabetic retinopathy or other retinal abnormalities

Diagnosis: Stable post-LASIK correction with no ocular issues

Initial treatment: No treatment required; advised to continue regular eye check-ups.

Writing Task:

Using the information given in the case notes, write a letter to Mr. John Reynolds, summarizing the results of his routine eye examination and providing guidance on the importance of regular eye check-ups. In your answer:

  • Expand the relevant notes into complete sentences.

  • Do not use note form.

  • Use letter format.

  • The body of the letter should be approximately 180–200 words.

Mr. John Reynolds 

[Address Line] 

[City, State, ZIP Code]


5 March 2029


Dear Mr. Reynolds,

Re: Summary of Your Recent Eye Examination

I trust this letter finds you in good health. I wanted to provide you with a summary of the results of your recent routine eye examination, which took place on 5 March 2029 at our clinic.

During the examination, we observed no specific complaints or discomfort in either eye. Your visual acuity in both eyes remains excellent at 6/6, and your color vision, as assessed with the D-15 test, shows no abnormalities. External examination revealed no obvious abnormalities, and your eyelids, ptosis, and surrounding areas appeared normal.

On further examination using slit-lamp microscopy, we observed clear anterior chambers with no signs of infection or inflammation. Your corneas, following LASIK surgery in 2014, remain stable.

Intraocular pressure measurements were within the normal range for both eyes, with readings of 14mmHg. Additionally, fundoscopy showed a normal appearance of the optic disc, and there was no evidence of diabetic retinopathy or other retinal abnormalities.

Based on these findings, I am pleased to inform you that your post-LASIK correction is stable, and there are no ocular issues of concern at this time. No treatment is required, and I recommend that you continue with regular eye check-ups to ensure the ongoing health and wellness of your eyes.

If you have any questions or if you experience any changes in your vision or ocular comfort in the future, please do not hesitate to reach out to our clinic. Your eye health is important to us, and we are here to provide any necessary assistance.

Thank you for entrusting us with your eye care, and I look forward to seeing you for your next routine check-up.




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