This publication was originally developed by the Interagency Committee on Vision and Aging (ICVA) to assist consumers and professionals in locating services for persons who are blind or visually impaired in Massachusetts.
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Kim Charlson, Director
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Definition of Legal Blindness in Massachusetts
Legal blindness is defined as central vision (or acuity) of not more than 20/200 in the better eye with correction (glasses), or as having peripheral fields (side vision) of no more than 20 degrees diameter or 10 degrees radius.