DODMERB DQ - Exotropia

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  1. RollingAlong5337

    RollingAlong5337 New Member

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    About 2 months ago, I completed my DODMERB medical exams for the United States Military Academy. After a month went by, I was told that I was disqualified for a condition called Strabismus Exotropia. However, after going to another doctor within my state, it was determined that I do not have Exotropia, but instead, I have Exophoria with a 10 diopter deviation. Is Exophoria a disqualifying condition like Exotropia?
     
  2. mbergq9632

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    I have a similar situation but I have not taken the DODMERB yet. I knew it was going to be somewhat of an issue so I searched some of the academies requirements and found that esotropia and similar conditions are waiverable up to +-8 .0 diopters.
    I cannot find the link but I remember reading that. I would suggest finding more concrete info since I am not 100% on this.
    Hope I helped.
     
  3. 5Day

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    This is from AR 40-501 http://www.apd.army.mil/epubs/DR_pubs/DR_a/pdf/web/AR40-501_WEB_Final.pdf Start at page 8 for eyes.
    (3) Esotropia (378.0), and hypertropia (378.31). 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
     
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