Louisiana Bioptic Laws

Bioptic are permitted for driving and to pass the licensure test.

  • Visual Acuity: 20/40 in the better eye, with or without corrective lenses. 
  • Bioptic drivers  must have at least 20/200 in one eye. 20/60 with the bioptic telescope. Driver must have 30 hours behind-the-wheel training Must have report from optometrist or ophthalmologist. Pass drive test.
  • Visual Field: 110 degrees Horizontal (if monocular: 40 temporal & 30 nasal)
  • Restriction “E”: no motorcycle or scooter; no night or adverse conditions

Last Reviewed July 2009