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Increased risk due to solar exposure on service

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Pinguecula - Increased risk due to solar exposure on service Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 15 October 2008.

Preliminary questions [40276]

39410 there is some evidence that increased risk due to solar exposure on service may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

40278the veteran has established the causal connection between the increased risk due to solar exposure on service and VEA service for the clinical onset of pinguecula.

40279the veteran has established the causal connection between the increased risk due to solar exposure on service and operational service for the clinical onset of pinguecula.

or

40280the veteran has established the causal connection between the increased risk due to solar exposure on service and eligible service for the clinical onset of pinguecula.

Clinical onset and operational service [40279]

30779 the veteran had an increased risk of solar UV damage from ultraviolet radiation exposure for the face due to operational service of at least 10 percent before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30781

the veteran's increased risk of solar UV damage from ultraviolet radiation exposure for the face due to operational service of at least 10 percent before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [40280]

30780

the veteran had an increased risk of solar UV damage from ultraviolet radiation exposure for the face due to eligible service of at least 20 percent before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

30782

the veteran's increased risk of solar UV damage from ultraviolet radiation exposure for the face due to eligible service of at least 20 percent before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.