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What color vision test do I need to pass for my Coast Guard MMC License?

There are a number of color vision tests, any of which are acceptable.

Types of color vision test

Any of the following tests serve as acceptable color vision tests:


Pseudoisochromatic Plates (Dvorine, 2nd Edition; AOC; revised edition or AOC–HRR;

Ishihara 14-plate, 24-plate, or 38- plate editions);

Farnsworth Lantern;

Titmus Vision Tester/OPTEC 2000;

Optec 900;

Richmond Test, 2nd and 4th edition;





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