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  I am going to post a letter that my VA Optometrist wrote for me.  This doctor performed a C&P for me regarding my eyesight caused by TBI.  Basically, the doctor says that the results of the C&P exam are in error, because my vision was not corrected by glasses.

  So my question is what do with this letter?  Do I file another claim?  Do I file an appeal?  Do I ask for a "redo" on my C&P?

 

  I will post the letter below.

 

I have been working with Mr Mays since initially examining him at his Compensation and Pension exam Oct 6, 2016.  Since that exam we have been focusing on getting his eyes to work better.  At the initial C&P exam, I was unable to obtain a comprehensive picture regarding the diplopia as I have no with numerous visits focused on this.  It has been discovered that the initial diagnosis of the diplopia being correctable by spectacle correction was incorrect.  At this time, and with countless trials with glasses and prisms no optical means have been able to correct the patients diplopia.

 

 

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I'm not sure I understand the question?

you can't appeal until your denied.

If this is for a claim that has not been adjudicated just yet  with approval or a denial , then I would ask for another C&P  Remember you can disagree and appeal a decision if its approved or denied.

What did the Examiner mention about your eye sight from the military?

this has to be caused from your military service  to established  Service Connection.

But as I Mention Maybe I'm not Fully Understanding your Question.

other members can chimme in .....

 

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Okemos, How long have your eyes been that way?  Have they done mris and a spinal tap?  My daughter had that and hers were crossed and had double vision for about six months.  We end up finding out she has ms.  She had a horse kick her in the head yrs ago.  Don't know if that what caused it or not.  Hope you can get it straightened out for you.  Make them keep checking and if they can not, see if they can send you to a private specialist.  My daughter ended up getting hers back,  but  her private doc sent her to a pediatrician eye dr.

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