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What is the difference between legally blind and blind?

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Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology

In brief: Blindness defined

Legal blindness is vision less than 20/100-200 in the best seeing eye.
Being blind means that there is no useful vision in either eye or the eyes have no light perception.

In brief: Blindness defined

Legal blindness is vision less than 20/100-200 in the best seeing eye.
Being blind means that there is no useful vision in either eye or the eyes have no light perception.
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