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I believe that you can apply for a Skill Performance Evaluation Certificate, pursuant to 49 CFR 391.49.
Hope this helps.
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This only applies to loss of limb or appendages not vision.
I recognize that you're in the thick of this issue, whereas I'm just interpreting the federal regulation on its face. However, I do not see anything in the actual text of the regulation that excepts a person's eye from the definition of "appendages" or "limbs."
So, have you actually attempted to obtain an SPE, and were denied?
If yes, then I'll try to find the appeals process for you.