RATINGS FOR IMPAIRMENT OF CENTRAL VISUAL

Ratings for impairment with 20/40 vision in one eye, the other eye:
20/40 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
20/40  0%     
20/50  10%     
20/70  10%     
20/100  10%     
20/200  20%     
15/200  20%     
10/200  30%     
5/200  30%     
LP (light perception)  30%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  40%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment with 20/50 vision in one eye, the other eye:
20/50 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
20/50  10%     
20/70  20%     
20/100  20%     
20/200  30%     
15/200  30%     
10/200  40%     
5/200  40%     
LP (light perception)  40%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  50%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment with 20/70 vision in one eye, the other eye:
20/70 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
20/70  30%     
20/1000  30%     
20/200  40%     
15/200  40%     
10/200  50%     
5/200  50%     
LP (light perception)  50%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  60%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment with 20/100 vision in one eye, the other eye:
20/100 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
20/100  50%     
20/200  60%     
15/200  60%     
10/200  60%     
5/200  60%     
LP (light perception)  60%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  60%*  (K)   

* Add 10% if artificial eye cannot be worn

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RATINGS FOR IMPAIRMENT OF VISUAL ACUITY

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with 20/200 vision in one eye, the other eye:
20/200 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
20/200  70%     
15/200  70%     
10/200  70%     
5/200  70%     
LP (light perception)  70%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  70%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with 15/200 vision in one eye, the other eye:
15/200 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
15/200  80%     
10/200  80%     
5/200  80%     
LP (light perception)  80%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  80%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with 10/200 vision in one eye, the other eye:
10/200 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
10/100  90%     
5/200  90%     
LP (light perception)  90%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  90%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with 9/200 to 6/200 vision in one eye, the other eye:
9/200 to 6/200 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
5/200  100%     
LP (light perception)  100%  (K)   
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  100%*  (K)   

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with 5/200 vision in one eye, the other eye:
5/200 vision in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
5/200  100%  (L)  (A&A) 
LP (light perception)  100%  (L-1/2)  (A&A) 
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  100%  (M)  (A&A) 
Factual need for Aid & Attendance  100%  (M)  (A&A) 

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with light perception in one eye, the other eye:
Light Perception in one eye, other eye:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
LP (light perception)  100%  (M)  (A&A) 
NLP (no light perception) or Anatomical Loss  100%  (M-1/2)  (A&A) 

Ratings for impairment of visual acuity with NLP or Anatomical loss of both eyes:
NLP or Anatomical Loss of both eyes:  RATING  (SMC)  (SMP) 
NLP or Anatomical Loss of both eyes  100%  (N)  (A&A) 

* Add 10% if artificial eye cannot be worn

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