Eyesight standards - What do I fall into?

Touchstone

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I just found my optical prescription. I'm not really sure what they mean so can someone tell me what standard I fall into....?

Here is an image of the table of it.....

 

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As Careers Advisers are not qualified to grade your eyesight standards & you have not quoted the full prescription to establish your visual acuity, all I can do is paste the stated grades for you, or your opthalmist to establish your grade from the table below:


Current Visual Acuity Standards

Standard I (VA1)
Visual acuity to be achieved without correcting lenses Right 6/12N5, Left 6/12N5

Visual acuity to be achieved with correcting lenses Right 6/6N5, Left 6/6N5

Refraction limit:
Total hypermetropia +3.00 sphere
Astigmatism +1.25 cyl
Myopia (in any meridian) -0.75 sphere or cyl +3.00 sphere



Standard 2 (VA2)

Visual acuity to be achieved without correcting lenses Right 6/60, Left 6/60 or worse.

Visual acuity to be achieved with correcting lenses Right 6/6N5, Left 6/9N5

Refraction limit
Spectacle correction (in any meridian)
+/-6.00 sphere or cyl both.


Standard 3 (VA3)

Visual acuity to be achieved without correcting lenses Right 6/60, Left <6/60

Visual acuity to be achieved with correcting lenses EITHER Right 6/6N5, Left 6/24N10 OR Right 6/9N5, Left 6/18N10 OR Right 6/12N5, 6/12N10.

Refraction limit
Spectacle correction (in any meridian)
+/- 6.00 sphere or cyl

Below VA3, unacceptable for RM or RN service.

VA3 is the minimum acceptable standard for entry as a RM Commando.
 

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on my perscption is says

right eye

VA 6/60
SPH -O.75
CYL AXIS DS BAL

LEFT

VA 6/6
SPH -0.50
CYL -0.25
AXIS 30

If that makes any sence at all to anyone.
 

Touchstone

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Those where the only things on my prescription so....:frown:

I looked but I don't know if I'm above or below.
 

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Im going up to my afco tumorrow to see if i have good enough eyesight. Bricking it so much. This is the only thing that could possibly hold me back i need this monkey off my chest. Wish me luck lads *text deleted*. My perscription is above by the way so if anyone knows if its good enough already would be great for the nerves:weird:
 

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Hi mine is as follows

R sphere 1.25, Cyl 1.5, Axis 95
L sphere 1.00, cyl 1.75, Axis 82.11, Prisom 2

Can someone please help me understand which grade I fall into. Thanks
 

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If you go down to the opticians you get it done for you, instead of asking what VA you fall under. Cost me 15 pounds which the Navy generously refunds.
 

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Believe me, even opticians sometimes get the grading wrong on occasion, so there's not much to be gained asking those of us unqualified in this area of expertise as rightly stated above.
 
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