The VA rates diabetic retinopathy as a secondary condition to service-connected diabetes. Ratings are based on severity of visual impairment.
There are many ways that a Veteran can go blind. Fortunately, the VA considers blindness a disability. All you have to do is show a service-connection.
If bright light causes migraine headaches or makes them worse, you might be a veteran with service-connected photophobia. Let’s talk about your benefits.
Macular Degeneration is eligible for VA disability but often as a secondary condition to diabetes, head injuries, or other service-connected conditions.
Keratopathy can be a direct service connection or caused by other disabilities of the liver or trauma.
Central serous choroidopathy and other eye illneses like uveitis can receive a VA disability rating if veterans can service-connect them.