September 2019: Visual acuity

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Case on visual acuity 

A group 2 driver has been sent to me by their GP for me to check their VA. The patient had a sight test a year ago and was put down for a two-yearly recall. They are not having any problems. Can I just check their VA and fill in the form, or should I do a full sight test?

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