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WAC 415-104-595

Vision.

The following vision conditions are causes for rejection of membership:
(1) Distant visual acuity not less than 20/100 vision in each eye without correction and corrected to 20/20 in the better eye and 20/30 in the lesser eye within eight diopters of plus or minus refractive error;
(2) Near visual acuity: Near visual acuity of any degree which does not correct to at least J-6 in the better eye;
(3) Refractive error: Any degree of refractive error in spherical equivalent of over -8.00 or +8.00; or if ordinary spectacles cause discomfort by reason of ghost images, prismatic displacement, etc.; or if an ophthalmological consultation reveals a condition which is disqualifying;
(4) Contact lens: Complicated cases requiring contact lens for adequate correction of vision as keratoconus, corneal scars, and irregular astigmatism.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 41.50.050(6) and 41.50.090. WSR 78-03-023 (Order IV), ยง 415-104-595, filed 2/15/78. Formerly WAC 297-50-100.]
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