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Q: What is loss of sight?

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Means total and irrecoverable loss of sight which shall be considered as having occurred:

  • in both eyes if your name is added to the Register of Blind Persons on the authority of a fully qualified ophthalmic specialist
  • in one eye if the degree of sight remaining after correction is 3/60 or less on the Snellen scale (which means you're only able to see at 3 feet that which you should normally be able to see at 60 feet) and we're in no doubt that the condition is permanent and without expectation of recovery.

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