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Hypermetropia - Aphakia Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 20 August 2008.

Preliminary questions [26232]

15583 there is some evidence that aphakia may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

26395 the veteran has had aphakia at some time.

24697 the veteran has had aphakia of side and site of the body at some time.

15431the veteran has established the causal connection between aphakia and VEA service for hypermetropia.

15438

the veteran had aphakia of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

15432the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and VEA service for the clinical onset of hypermetropia.

15434the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and operational service for the clinical onset of the hypermetropia.

or

15435the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and eligible service for the clinical onset of the hypermetropia.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

15447

the veteran had aphakia of side and site of the body at the time of the clinical worsening of the condition under consideration.

15433the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and VEA service for the clinical worsening of the hypermetropia.

15436the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and operational service for the clinical worsening of the hypermetropia.

or

15437the veteran has established the causal connection between the aphakia and eligible service for the clinical worsening of hypermetropia.

Clinical onset and operational service [15434]

15445the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [15435]

15446the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [15436]

15445the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related to operational service.

15453

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [15437]

15446the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related to eligible service.

15454

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the aphakia of side and site of the body is causally related.