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1.1.V.50 Visual acuity (restricted field of vision) (DSP)


For the purposes of DSP, visual acuity refers to the extent to which an object can be brought into focus. This is measured using the Snellen Scale.

Act reference: SSAct section 95 Qualification for DSP-permanent blindness

Policy reference: SS Guide Assessment of blindness for DSP

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