December 1973 Eligibility Requirements Manual

1055.010.00 State Supervising Ophthalmologist

A State Supervising Ophthalmologist is employed by the Family Support Division.  The principal duties are:

  1. reviewing the appropriate forms to establish the claimant’s visual eligibility
  2. participating in the development of forms and procedures
  3. selecting approved examiners
  4. through the state office, advising on individual case situations relating to medical services for the visually handicapped
  5. reviewing cases appealed on the basis of vision
  6. reviewing and approving examination reports under the Blind Pension and Prevention of Blindness programs