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Someguy1
07-13-2018, 08:16 AM
I'm a college student looking to get a first class medical. The only problem is my best corrected vision with glasses is only 20/25 in both my eyes, though my doc said I was pretty close to 20/20 with my left eye. Is there anyway for me to get a medical with a special issuance/SODA or is it not possible to get a medical?


Goingupinverted
07-13-2018, 08:54 AM
Ask an aviation medical examiner.

Excargodog
07-13-2018, 01:38 PM
Anything is POSSIBLE but one eye 20/20 and the other eye 20/25 would be a whole lot easier. What is the nature of the diagnosis that leaves you with only 20/25 best corrected? That makes a difference too.


Someguy1
07-13-2018, 02:13 PM
The ophthalmologist said nothing was wrong with my eyes, just that I probably didn't develop the nerves to see 20/20 when I was a kid. So nothing medically wrong with them.

Excargodog
07-13-2018, 04:53 PM
The ophthalmologist said nothing was wrong with my eyes, just that I probably didn't develop the nerves to see 20/20 when I was a kid. So nothing medically wrong with them.

Give the guys at Oklahoma City a call and ask them. All it will cost you is a phone call - and about ten minutes on hold listening to elevator music:

Medical Certification (405) 954-4821

Someguy1
07-27-2018, 10:36 AM
Got my medical!

rickair7777
07-29-2018, 05:11 PM
Got my medical!

Congrats!

Any special language on it, or is it a normal 1C?

Excargodog
07-29-2018, 06:44 PM
Got my medical!

Great. Now you can get started.

Someguy1
07-30-2018, 07:23 AM
Congrats!

Any special language on it, or is it a normal 1C?

It's a normal first class.