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You may fail your color vision testing in the aviation medical examiner's office, but there are options to remove the restrictions.
Read information on the various color vision tests available.
This form may be needed if you are reporting a vision problem.
Your aviation medical examiner cannot issue a medical certificate when you initially report glaucoma; it will require an FAA decision.
You'll need to bring this form with you when you go to your AME.
Pilots with useful vision in only one eye may obtain medical certification upon demonstrating the ability to safely perform airman duties.
Provided there has been a full recovery without complications, and you can meet the visual acuity standards for the class of medical applied for, the medical examiner may issue a medical certificate at the time of examination.
Following certain refractive procedures, the FAA may require a stabilization period when eyeglasses continue to be needed.
Helps you find the contact information for submitting your medical records.
Updated June 2012
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