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Seems like you could qualify for SMC-K and that should be paid on top of the SMC-S that you already get.  

 -Total blindness in one eye to such a degree that the individual only has the ability to perceive light or less

You can get multiple SMC-Ks up to 3 I believe.  

I get SMC-K for loss of use of a creative organ.  I am service connected for hypogonadism (10%), varicocele (0%), atrophy bilateral testes (0%), and erectile dysfunction (0%).  It seems like I should qualify for an additional SMC-K dues to the testicular atrophy under the SMK rules below. 

-Physical loss of a creative organ, including ovaries, uterus, testicles, etc. If the loss of the creative organ was caused by an operation that was not performed by the DoD or VA or a referred physician, it does not qualify for rating unless the surgery was performed to correct a service-connected condition. For one testicle to qualify it must be one of the following: 1.) 1/3 the size of the other testicle, 2.) ½ or less the size of the other testicle and significantly harder or softer than the other, or 3.) tests prove that it is no longer producing sperm.

Just wondering myself how to apply for it.  Should I ask for an increase in my service connected testicular atrophy, send in a claim asking for SMC-K due to testicular atrophy, or should I just do both?  

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