Virginia 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.  
  • 20/200 in the better eye with restrictions.
  • Visual Field: 70 degrees or better.
  • Bioptic driving: 20/200 through carrier, 20/70 through telescope; may be restricted to daylight only, but may be lifted after one year.

Last Reviewed July 2009