Does having Vision in only One Eye mean that I am Partially Sighted?

It’s easy to imagine why – if you have had your eye removed – you feel you are now “partially sighted”. The legal definition according to the National Assistance Act 1948 is: “A person may be registered as partially sighted if they are substantially and permanently handicapped by defective vision, caused by congenital defect or illness or injury“. However official registration takes into account the total amount of vision present – either with two eyes or only one. If you still have good vision in your remaining eye it is possible you will not be eligible for registration.
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Why are Artificial Eyes still Hand-Painted in the Digital World?

Painting Artificial eyes

Aesthetically, an artificial eye requires (broadly speaking) two key ingredients: colour accuracy and a large degree of permanence. Many people ask nowadays “Do you take a digital photo of my other eye?” This answer to this is yes, usually to note the detail on the iris, but not for actual colour and not to print and mount in an artificial eye as one may imagine.
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