I'm afraid I won't make the VA II eyesight standards.

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  2. Is this Usain Bolts 10 metre times?
     
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  3. I think you posted on the wrong thread lol.
     
  4. I think JFH is taking the wee wee SRG ;)
     
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  5. SRG

    There is no need for you to understand them; let the Optician assess your eyesight and take it from there.

     
  6. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    How wonderfully condescending.
     
  7. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    The publication at the link is incorrect (as at June 2009) because the Visual Acuity standards have changed a couple of times over the last six years and there is a greater degree of latitude.

    The only way to find out, with any degree of accuracy, is to ask for an Optician Report Form from your AFCO & ask a professional optician to grade your current eyesight standard.

    With regard interpreting your prescription, whilst it may sound condescending, even opticians sometimes grade RN Visual Acuity standards incorrectly, so it's best not relying on random amateur opinions. (mine included).
     
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  8. I failed v2 by two marks she said and my eyes are terrible. Blind as a bat without them in. You will be fine


    It's never a failure. It's always a lesson
     
  9. I find my sight is pretty iffy without my eyes in as well.
     
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  10. Typo! Hahah. 'Without my lenses'


    It's never a failure. It's always a lesson
     
  11. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    Like you were?
     
  12. Touche. I was two off a V2 they said. So what I am saying is i havent met anyone with eyes as bad as mine. Also ninja look at my new thread. Need your help


    It's never a failure. It's always a lesson
     
  13. laziness is not worth a damm unless it is carried out properly
     
  14. This is very true, happened to me earlier this year. Luckily the Doc at the medical noticed the mistake and changed it for me.
     

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