Visual acuity in the left eye (primary care)
Name va_leftcode_gprd
Chapter Diseases of the eyes and ears/Visual acuity
Definition
The cut-off between "Normal" and "Reduced visual acuity" is between 6/9 and 6/12, which is the legal requirement for driving. The definitions of "Sight impaired" and "Severely sight impaired" are based on definition of partially sighted or registered blin
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Repeated Yes
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 20/09/2012 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Data Not Entered
1 Normal
2 Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36)
3 Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60)
4 Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60)
Implementation
Category assigned based on code list.
Codelist version1
Codelist authorsAnoop Shah
Creation date20 Sep 2012
Category (code) Clinical code Clinical term Datasource lookup
Normal (1) 2B71.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye =6/5 26725
Normal (1) 2B72.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye =6/6 23024
Normal (1) 2B73.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye =6/9 23023
Normal (1) 2B7D.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye =6/4 22303
Normal (1) 2B7F.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye=6/9 41062
Normal (1) 2B7M.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye =6/5 41061
Normal (1) 2B7N.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye =6/6 35516
Normal (1) 2B7Y.00 O/E - L-eye visual acuity (corrected) 6/3 95915
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B74.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=6/12 23025
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B75.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=6/18 23027
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B76.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=6/24 26726
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B77.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=6/36 23026
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B7G.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye=6/12 38169
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B7H.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye=6/18 40879
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B7J.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye =6/24 47913
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B7K.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye=6/36 56814
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B7b.00 O/E- visual acuity L-eye =6/15 59261
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B78.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=6/60 23028
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B7E.00 O/E - visual acuity L-eye=3/60 39170
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B7L.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity L-eye=6/60 41063
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B7W.00 O/E - L-eye visual acuity (corrected) 4/60 38168
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B7X.00 O/E - L-eye visual acuity (corrected) 5/60 65569
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B79.00 O/E -L-eye counts fingers only 35515
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7A.00 O/E-L-eye perceives light only 38167
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7A.11 O/E - blind L-eye 3852
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7B.00 O/E - L-eye completely blind 33016
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7C.00 O/E - L-eye sees hand movements 33017
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7P.00 O/E - pinhole L-eye sees hand movements 50925
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7Q.00 O/E - pinhole L-eye counts fingers only 49283
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7R.00 O/E - pinhole L-eye perceives light only 54514
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7S.00 O/E - pinhole L-eye completely blind 54513
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7T.00 O/E - L-eye visual acuity (corrected) 1/60 47912
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B7V.00 O/E - L-eye visual acuity (corrected) 2/60 60032
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