HC Deb 12 July 1915 vol 73 c657W
Colonel WHITE

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether there is any insuperable objection to accepting as recruits men, otherwise qualified, who are suffering from astigmatism and who require to be provided with a cylindrical or sphero-cylindrical lens?


Astigmatic men have always been accepted as recruits provided they possess a quarter of the normal vision without glasses.

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