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  1. I think you mean retinal branch occlusion: "A retinal artery occlusion (RAO) is a blockage in one or more of the arteries of your retina. The blockage is caused by a clot or occlusion in an artery, or a build-up of cholesterol in an artery. This is similar to a stroke. There are two types of RAOs: Branch retinal artery occlusion (BRAO) blocks the small arteries in your retina. Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a blockage in the central artery in your retina." http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/eye-occlusions.htm In this BVA case the BVA awa
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  2. Bronc, just got my VA provided Cadilac heat-Massage lift chair Delivery confirmed last Tuesday. I went thru the VA "IL" (Independent Living Program) administered out of the VA Voc Rehab Dept at the VARO. The Chair was a (3) step Deal, 1st the ILC sends a Referal to your VMC Prosthetics Dept, knowing full well that it will be denied. Upon return of the Prosthetics Dept Chair Denial (about 2 weeks) the ILC called and set up a meeting at a local Medical Supply Business. Within a Week of our meeting, she had a PO cut to the Co for the Chair I had chosen. The one I chose wasn't in stock with
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  3. Ranger11b, I know this is an old post, but here goes. Go to the nearest VA Hospital, and tell them you are a veteran and need treatment. I know you are going to school, so if you can prove you are in financial hardship you shouldnt have a copay. Tell them you need Mental Health care. Start getting treatment, counseling, etc as often as possible. This will build the paper trail needed to corraborate your claim. If you get a good MH Doc, after teceiving treatment for a few months, see if they will look over your records/cfile and provide an nexus for you, linking your PTSD to the stressors inser
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  4. All Veterans benefits need to be recognized as an irrefutable OBLIGATION of the United States Government, I consider that a higher level than entitlement. So long as we are considered welfare recepients by ANY group we will continue to be treated with less than the full respect deserved. It can be argued that the VA is not understaffed and overworked. MANAGEMENT(administrative branch) has not adapted to the current realities and the Board of Directors (congress) hasn't updated the long range plan. Why is it the current administration can demand BP pay damadge claims during the gu
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