Visual acuity in the right eye (primary care)
Name va_rightcode_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) 2B61.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye =6/5 26721
Normal (1) 2B62.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye =6/6 23019
Normal (1) 2B63.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye =6/9 23020
Normal (1) 2B6D.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/4 22302
Normal (1) 2B6F.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/9 40878
Normal (1) 2B6M.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/6 41058
Normal (1) 2B6N.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/5 41056
Normal (1) 2B6Y.00 O/E - R-eye visual acuity (corrected) 6/3 70166
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B64.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/12 23021
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B65.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/18 20446
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B66.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/24 26723
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B67.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/36 23022
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B6G.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/12 41059
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B6H.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/18 41057
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B6J.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/24 41055
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B6K.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/36 49306
Reduced visual acuity (VA 6/12 to 6/36) (2) 2B6b.00 O/E- visual acuity R-eye =6/15 59260
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B68.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=6/60 33013
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B6E.00 O/E - visual acuity R-eye=3/60 47910
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B6L.00 O/E - pinhole visual acuity R-eye=6/60 40877
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B6W.00 O/E - R-eye visual acuity (corrected) 4/60 38166
Sight impaired (VA 3/60 to 6/60) (3) 2B6X.00 O/E - R-eye visual acuity (corrected) 5/60 66391
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B69.00 O/E -R-eye counts fingers only 33015
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6A.00 O/E-R-eye perceives light only 26722
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6A.11 O/E - blind R-eye 10388
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6B.00 O/E - R-eye completely blind 33014
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6C.00 O/E - R-eye sees hand movements 45030
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6P.00 O/E - pinhole R-eye sees hand movements 48983
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6Q.00 O/E - pinhole R-eye counts fingers only 47158
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6R.00 O/E - pinhole R-eye perceives light only 41060
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6S.00 O/E - pinhole R-eye completely blind 51274
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6T.00 O/E - R-eye visual acuity (corrected) 1/60 45786
Severely sight impaired (VA worse than 3/60) (4) 2B6V.00 O/E - R-eye visual acuity (corrected) 2/60 47911
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