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In Sutton v. United Airlines Inc., 119 S. Ct. 2139 (1999) the U.S. Supreme Court resolved the hotly contested question of whether a court should take corrective measures, such as medication or glasses, into account in determining whether a person is disabled within the meaning of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. �12101 et seq. (ADA). It held that it should in determining whether the plaintiff has a disability under subsection A of the statutory definition. Under subsection A, disability is defined as “a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual (42 U.S.C. �12102(2)).

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