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.