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General Information On Low Vision Categories

Sight impaired / partially sighted: ‘the person is substantially and permanently disabled by defective vision caused by congenital defect, illness or injury’ *

3/60 – 6/60                                with full visual fields
upto 6/24                                   with moderate field constriction
better than or equal to 6/18       with constricted fields

Severely sight impaired / ‘blind’: ‘so blind as to be unable to perform and work for eyesight is essential’ *

6/60                                       with severe constriction
3/60- 6/60                              with moderate constriction
1/18 – 3/60                            with full fields


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 09:29  


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