Massachusetts Bioptic Laws

Bioptics are permitted with some limitations.

  • Visual Acuity: unrestricted, 20/40 in the better eye, with or without corrective lenses; 120 degree field;Must be able to distinguish red/green/amber colors.
  • Restricted: 20/70 in the better eye, with or without corrective lenses; 120 degree field; distinguish red/green/amber colors.
  • With bioptic: 20/40 through telescope, 20/100 through carrier and same VF/Color requirements. The other eye must be at least 20/100.

Last Reviewed July 2009