registered blind

registered blind

A status of physical impairment which, in the UK, requires the following visual acuity (VA) test results:
• VA < 3/60 with a full field of vision (FoV);
• VA of 3/60 to 6/60 with a severely reduced FoV (e.g., tunnel vision);
• VA > 6/60 or above but with a severely reduced FoV, especially if the sight is missing in the lower field.
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Paul was kept in hospital for observation but is now recovering at home with his wife Mandy, 40, who is also registered blind.
Restaurant worker Pervaiz Hussain, 44, had been officially registered blind for four years when his car collided with a bike ridden by Christopher Mills, 27, in July 2008.
What makes it extra special is that five of the fundraisers are registered blind and they all benefit from Henshaw's services.
Joan Russell, 83, who is registered blind and has a broken hip, relies on the button which she wears around her neck 24 hours a day, to link her directly to family or friends in an emergency.
The 56-year-old, who is registered blind and has a guide dog, claimed it was a particular problem at the bus stops in Trinity Street.
According to the most recent figures published by the Office of National Statistics/Department of Health, there are 390 registered blind and partially sighted people living on Merseyside, who are also either deaf or hearing impaired.
Davy is registered blind due to damage to the macula, an area of the retina used for detailed vision.
I am registered blind and, while I am not totally without sight, many of my friends have no sight at all.
Frank is registered blind and he was asking 'how's the house?'"
Registered blind Mrs Raven, a mother of six, of Gabalfa, Cardiff, said she was particularly distraught at the loss of her treasured keepsakes which were also in the bag.
The benefactor, who lived in Rugby, was registered blind and regularly visited the Little Elborow Street library until his death in December last year.
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