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Visual impairment - Wikipedia


Visual impairment, also known as vision impairment or vision loss, is a decreased ability to see .... In the United States, the terms partially sighted, low vision, legally blind and totally blind a...

Legally Blind: What Does It Mean? - All About Vision


Legally blind is not total blindness. Learn what legal blindness means and what can be done about it.

Low Vision and Legal Blindness Terms and Descriptions ...


For more information on the definitions of legal blindness, you can read Disability Evaluation Under Social Security, a publication from the Social Security ...

Our Readers Want to Know: What Is the Difference between Low ...


Jun 26, 2014 ... Since the earliest days of VisionAware.org, the following questions about the meaning of "legal blindness" consistently rank within the top ...

What Does It Mean to Be Legally Blind? - WebMD


Nov 17, 2015 ... More than 1.1 million Americans are legally blind. WebMD helps you understand what it means to be legally blind.

Key Definitions of Statistical Terms - American Foundation for the Blind


Legal blindness is a level of vision loss that has been legally defined to determine eligibility for benefits. The clinical diagnosis refers to a central visual acuity of ...

What does it mean to be legally blind? - Essilor


We've all heard the term "legally blind," but what does it really mean? How is it different from complete blindness, and who is considered legally blind?

When are you Legally Blind - Disabled World


Approximately ten percent of those deemed legally blind, by any measure, have no vision. The rest have some vision, from light perception.

If You're Blind Or Have Low Vision—How We Can ... - Social Security


you're blind. You may qualify for Social Security or SSI disability benefits if you're blind. We consider you to be blind if your vision can't be corrected to better ...