If you have specific medical conditions that make you more sensitive to sunlight or require increased privacy, you may be eligible for a medical window tint exemption in the state of New York. This exemption allows you to legally install tinted films on your vehicle windows as approved by the state and a medical professional.
In today’s post, our tint exemption experts explore the process of determining if you qualify for a medical window tint exemption in New York. We’ll also discuss various medical conditions that may qualify for the exemption, including blurry vision, eczema, rosacea, and others.
Consultation with a Medical Professional:
To determine if you qualify for a medical window tint exemption in New York, the first step is to consult with a licensed medical professional.
We will have you schedule an appointment with our doctor who specializes in the medical conditions that may deem you eligible for New York window tint exemption. We may ask you to explain your existing symptoms, medical history, and any adverse reactions you experience when exposed to sunlight exposure. All of this information being documented in your medical records improves your chances of being approved for an exemption.
All of the consultations at ForeverTint are completely remote! You don’t need Zoom or any video conferencing software either. You simply give us a call at your scheduled appointment time and have 5-10 minutes of your time available to discuss your case.
During the consultation, the doctor will evaluate your condition(s) and consider their impact on your daily life and well-being. Based on their assessment, the doctor will determine whether you meet the criteria for a medical window tint exemption.
Medical Conditions that Qualify for a Medical Window Tint Exemption:
In New York, several medical conditions may qualify individuals for a medical window tint exemption. Some of these conditions include:
a) Blurry Vision:
Individuals with certain eye conditions that cause blurry vision, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, or light sensitivity, may qualify for an exemption. The tinted windows help reduce glare and provide better visibility, enhancing driving safety.
b) Eczema (Inflammation of Skin):
Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by inflamed, itchy, and dry skin. Sun exposure can exacerbate eczema symptoms, making individuals eligible for a medical window tint exemption.
c) Rosacea (Redness of Skin on Face):
Rosacea causes redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels on the face. Sunlight and heat can trigger or worsen these symptoms, making individuals with rosacea eligible for a window tint exemption to reduce flare-ups.
d) Consistently Dry or Itchy Skin:
Individuals with chronically dry or itchy skin conditions, such as xerosis or dermatitis, may qualify for an exemption. The tinted windows help reduce the drying effect of sunlight and minimize skin irritation.
e) Visible Blood Vessels on Skin:
Some medical conditions, such as telangiectasia or spider veins, cause visible blood vessels on the skin. Sun exposure can intensify these visible blood vessels, making individuals eligible for a medical window tint exemption.
f) Flushing/Blushing of Skin:
Conditions like rosacea or certain autoimmune disorders can cause frequent flushing or blushing of the skin. Sun exposure can trigger these episodes, making individuals eligible for an exemption.
g) Skin Rashes, Blisters, Redness, or Itchiness caused by Sunlight:
Some individuals may experience adverse skin reactions when exposed to sunlight, resulting in rashes, blisters, redness, or itchiness. These symptoms can make them eligible for a medical window tint exemption.
Remember, this is not an exhaustive list, and each case is evaluated individually by a medical professional.
After getting approved for your exemption by a medical professional you do have some additional steps for filling your exemption with the State of New York. For more information on this please click the following ‘read more’ link to visit our blog explaining this process. READ MORE.
Displaying the Exemption Certificate:
If your application is approved, you will receive a Medical Window Tint Exemption Certificate and have it registered with the state of New York. It is crucial to always keep a copy of this certificate in your vehicle. In case of a traffic stop or any concerns regarding your window tint, you can present the certificate to law enforcement officers or authorities to confirm your exemption and avoid a citation. If you think you may qualify for a New York window tint exemption, connect with the team at ForeverTint to get the process started today!