Discussion in 'Health and Fitness' started by Knightwars4, Apr 19, 2011.

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  1. Knightwars4

    Knightwars4 Old-Salt

    I've checked previous threads but wasn't able to get the relevant data.

    Can I go into the Paras as an Officer with glasses? I would like a chart or a source of info if you can provide one, cheers in advance.

    Anybody know how to improve eyesight? Other than Bates method.
  2. Yeah_Innit_Blud

    Yeah_Innit_Blud RIP RIP

    Contact lenses and superglue.
  3. Knightwars4

    Knightwars4 Old-Salt

    Done and dusted. Cheers mate!
  4. Knightwars4

    Knightwars4 Old-Salt

    Next suggestion please!
  5. Shaolinpunk

    Shaolinpunk Old-Salt

    Phone your local AFCO, or alternatively don't worry about it until you are actually old enough to join up ;)
  6. CC_TA

    CC_TA LE

    Glasses!?! - Eyesight walt!


  7. Knightwars4

    Knightwars4 Old-Salt

  8. From elsewhere on arrse,

    In the Paras you can wear glasses/contacts and you only need to be 6/12 acuity in ONE eye CORRECTED(!!) for entry/retention (In the other you only need to be able to see the top letter on the vision (Snellen)chart = 6/60 i.e blind as a bat!!). Rare for someone to be refused entry to the paras on visual standards alone.

    You CANNOT wear glasses in the UKSF!
    If there are guys wearing glasses going for 21/23 then if they pass they will not be allowed to wear them and must replace them with contacts.