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Title 38 Part 4 → Subpart B → §4.76a

Title 38 → Chapter I → Part 4 → Subpart B → §4.76a

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Title 38 Part 4 → Subpart B → §4.76a

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Title 38Chapter IPart 4Subpart B → §4.76a


Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
PART 4—SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES
Subpart B—Disability Ratings


§4.76a   Computation of average concentric contraction of visual fields.

Table III—Normal Visual Field Extent at 8 Principal Meridians

MeridianNormal degrees
Temporally85
Down temporally85
Down65
Down nasally50
Nasally60
Up nasally55
Up45
Up temporally55
         Total500
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Example of computation of concentric contraction under the schedule with abnormal findings taken from Figure 1.

LossDegrees
Temporally55
Down temporally55
Down45
Down nasally30
Nasally40
Up nasally35
Up25
Up temporally35
         Total loss320

Remaining field 500° minus 320° = 180°. 180° ÷ 8 = 2212 ° average concentric contraction.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1155)

[43 FR 45352, Oct. 2, 1978, as amended at 73 FR 66549, Nov. 10, 2008]