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Eyesight

#1
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.
 
#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.
 

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