Is 15/20 vision bad?

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#1 Posted by pugsy44 (1682 posts) -
I recently had to get a physical for football, and when they tested my vision they said I had 15/20. SO, is that bad?
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#2 Posted by wii60_3 (2017 posts) -
i had 2 but then I stared into the sun and now i have 19
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#3 Posted by Sgt_Randall (706 posts) -
nope
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#4 Posted by xXSecksXx (468 posts) -
doesn't that mean you need glasses?
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#5 Posted by jetpower3 (11614 posts) -
Don't you mean 20/15? "20" is the standard of measurement meaning how far away you can see something compared to "15", which is what an average person would need to stand at to see.
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#6 Posted by pugsy44 (1682 posts) -

doesn't that mean you need glasses?xXSecksXx

I think I read something that said that having 15/15 vision means that if something that was 20 feet away, I could see it as ifI was stand 15 feet away from it. But im not sure.

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#7 Posted by Hey_Jay (7221 posts) -
It's not great. I'll tell you that much.
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#8 Posted by pugsy44 (1682 posts) -
Don't you mean 20/15? jetpower3
I don't think so...
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#9 Posted by gasmaskman (3463 posts) -
It's 20/15, and no, it's actually really good.
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#10 Posted by pugsy44 (1682 posts) -
It's 20/15, and no, it's actually really good.gasmaskman
Alright then, thanks. HOORAY FOR ME!I'M SPECIAL ! :D
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#11 Posted by gasmaskman (3463 posts) -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_acuity

It explains everything :P

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#12 Posted by jetpower3 (11614 posts) -

[QUOTE="jetpower3"]Don't you mean 20/15? pugsy44
I don't think so...

I've never heard of something like 15/20, and it wouldn't make any sense since it doesn't really work in the scaling. It would be like saying you have to stand 15 feet away to see something an average person could see 20 feet away, which is basically the same as 20/25.

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#13 Posted by pugsy44 (1682 posts) -

[QUOTE="pugsy44"][QUOTE="jetpower3"]Don't you mean 20/15? jetpower3

I don't think so...

I've never heard of something like 15/20, and it wouldn't make any sense since it doesn't really work in the scaling. It would be like saying you have to stand 15 feet away to see something an average person could see 20 feet away, which is basically the same as 20/25.

Yeah, it is 20/15.

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#14 Posted by DivergeUnify (15150 posts) -

It's not great. I'll tell you that much.SaugaGames
Actually, yes it is great.

Anything that's 20/(less than 20) is superb

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#15 Posted by DivergeUnify (15150 posts) -

[QUOTE="pugsy44"][QUOTE="jetpower3"]Don't you mean 20/15? jetpower3

I don't think so...

I've never heard of something like 15/20, and it wouldn't make any sense since it doesn't really work in the scaling. It would be like saying you have to stand 15 feet away to see something an average person could see 20 feet away, which is basically the same as 20/25.

It's 20/15, but that's not the logic behind it. The 15 opposed to 20 has to do with the degree of curvature of your eye
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#16 Posted by Hey_Jay (7221 posts) -

[QUOTE="SaugaGames"]It's not great. I'll tell you that much.DivergeUnify

Actually, yes it is great.

Anything that's 20/(less than 20) is superb

"Mooom! I got owned by DivergeUnify!" :cry:

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#17 Posted by Montaya (4269 posts) -
i believe 20/15 is bas enough to where you need glasses or contacts to see things like footballs and baseballs at long ranges, especially at night. But for the average no sport playing person its Okay. Doc told me i have 20/15 and my vision sucks.
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#18 Posted by AtomicBaconBits (8855 posts) -
That's very good.20/20 is normal,20/15 is crazy good.
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#19 Posted by DivergeUnify (15150 posts) -
That's very good.20/20 is normal,20/15 is crazy good.AtomicBaconBits
My eye doctor used to work for the Tampa Devil Rays, and said most players on the team had vision under 20/19
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#20 Posted by gatorforlife07 (1098 posts) -
I think it's the best vision you can have
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#21 Posted by jetpower3 (11614 posts) -
I think it's the best vision you can havegatorforlife07

20/10 actually.