Tennessee Bioptic Laws


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

  • Visual Acuity: 20/40 in the better eye, with or without corrective lenses.  
  • 20/60 in the better eye with restrictions. 20/200 in the better eye requires bioptic telescope; 20/60 through the telescope.
  • Visual Field: 150 degrees in the horizontal meridian.
  • Bioptic telescopes are permitted to meet visual acuity standards with several restrictions.

Last Reviewed July 2009