(d) Post-surgical refraction in each eye is not stable as demonstrated by” 1.
At least two separate refractions at least one month apart, the most recent of which demonstrates more than +/- 0.50 diopters difference for spherical vision and/or more than +/- 0.25 diopters for cylinder vision; and 2.
(3) Current xerophthalmia (372.53) is disqualifying. Radial Keratotomy and Astigmatic Keratotomy is disqualifying.
Refractive surgery performed with an Excimer Laser , including but not limited to , Photorefractive Keratectomy (commonly known as PRK) , Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (commonly known as LASEK), and Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis (commonly known as LASIK) (P11.7) is disqualifying if any of the following conditions are met: (a) Pre-surgical refractive error in either eye exceeds + 8.00 to – 8.00 diopters.
(b) At least 6 months recovery period has not occurred between last refractive surgery or augmenting procedure and accession medical examination.
(c) There have been complications, and/or medications or ophthalmic solutions are required.
(3) Current keratitis (370), acute or chronic, including, but not limited to recurrent corneal ulcers (370.0), erosions (abrasions), or herpetic ulcers (054.42) is disqualifying. Current or history of uveitis or iridocyclitis (364.3) is disqualifying. (2) Current or history of any chorioretinal or retinal inflammatory conditions, including, but not limited to conditions leading to neovascularization, chorioretinitis, histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, or vascular conditions of the eye to include Coats’ disease, or Eales’ disease (363) is disqualifying. (1) Current or history of abnormal visual fields due to disease of the eye or central nervous system (368.4), or trauma (368.9) is disqualifying.
(4) Current corneal vascularization (370.6) or corneal opacification (371) from any cause that is progressive or reduces vision below the standards drescribed in paragraph 2-13 is disqualifying. (3) Current or history of degenerative changes of any part of the retina (362) is disqualifying. (1) Current or history of optic neuritis (377.3), including, but not limited to neuroretinitis, secondary optic atrophy, or documented history of retrobulbar neuritis is disqualifying. (2) Current nystagmus (379.50) other than physiologic “end-point nystagmus” is disqualifying. For entrance into the USMA or ROTC programs, the following conditions are also disqualifying: esotropia of over 15 prism diopters; exotropia of over 10 prism diopters; hypertropia of over 5 prism diopters. (2) Absence of an eye, clinical anophthalmos, unspecified congenital (743.00) or acquired, or current or history of other disorders of globe (360.8) is disqualifying. (4) Current unilateral or bilateral non-familial exophthalmos (376) is disqualifying.
(4) Current or history of detachment of the retina (361), history of surgery for same, or peripheral retinal injury, defect (361.3), or degeneration that may cause retinal detachment is disqualifying. (2) Current or history of optic atrophy (377.1), or cortical blindness (377.75) is disqualifying. (1) Current aphakia (379.31), history of lens implant, or current or history of dislocation of a lens is disqualifying. (5) Current or history of glaucoma (365), including, but not limited to primary, secondary, or pre-glaucoma as evidenced by intraocular pressure above 21 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg), or changes in the optic disc or visual field loss associated with glaucoma, is disqualifying.
(2) Current blepharospasm (333.81) is disqualifying. (3) Current dacryocystitis, acute or chronic (375.30) is disqualifying.
(1) Current blepharitis (373), chronic or acute, until cured (373.00), is disqualifying.
(4) Deformity of the lids (374.4), complete or extensive lid deformity, sufficient to interfere with vision or impair protection of the eye from exposure is disqualifying. (1) Current chronic conjunctivitis (372.1), including, but not limited to trachoma (076) and chronic allergic conjunctivitis (372.14), is disqualifying. (1) Current or history of corneal dystrophy of any type (371.5), including but not limited to keratoconus (371.6) of any degree is disqualifying.
(5) Current growths or tumors of the eyelid, other than small, non-progressive, asymptomatic, benign lesions, are disqualifying. (2) Current or recurrent pterygium, (372.4), if condition encroaches on the cornea in excess of 3 mm, or interferes with vision, or is a progressive peripheral pterygium (372.42), or recurring pterygium after two operative procedures (372.45), is disqualifying. (2) History of refractive surgery including, but not limited to: Lamellar (P11.7) and/or penetrating keratoplasty (P11.6).