If you have any mental or physical impairment you are applying for Federal Disability Benefits (Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income) you may get approved due to meeting one of the Social Security’s Disability Blue Book Listings or approved for a medical-vocational allowance to learn a new job skill.
However, the Social Security Disability Blue Book Listings will give you information to determine approval criteria for all of your known number of impairments. Unfortunately, not every medical condition is not in the Blue book Listings and not every condition for approval criteria are in the listings book particularly identified by the name.
If your case pertains to a vision impartments, there are not separate listings for specifically mention conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, or macular degeneration. Therefore the blue book listing will focus on the measurable loss of visual ability and will make result from a number of your medical conditions.
Blue Book Vision Listings
In order to qualify for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income due your vision impairment which are three listings that the Social Security Administration’s impairment blue book listing will manual generate and apply to most claims include loss of vision. Here are some listings below to deal with:
- Staying visual acuity in the better eye.
- Loss of visual efficiency in the better eye (this is a combination of visual acuity and peripheral vision).
- The level of peripheral field contraction in the better eye
The meaning of “in the better eye’ is when disability claim includes a visual problem, the Social Security Administration will review your medical records, peripheral vision in both eyes, and will take into consideration your functional capacity assessment report to see if your eyes meet the approval requirements of the blue book
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