the Sight Saviors
- Air Force Allows LASIK for Non-Fliers. // Review of Optometry;11/15/2003, Vol. 140 Issue 11, p6
Reports that the U.S. Air Force will allow LASIK or photorefractive keratectomy under its warfighter refractive surgery program. Application of the change in policy to non-flying staff; Statement of the Air Force chief consultant for optometry Mark Welter.
- Seeing the Light. Seydel, Carie A. // Airman;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p20
Relates the experience of a member of the United States Air Force who underwent a laser eye surgery called photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). Comparison between contact lenses and eye glasses; Principle behind PRK; Risks involved in the PRK; Details on the procedure; Effectiveness of PRK.
- THE OPERATING ROOM OF THE FUTURE. Young, Vanessa // Airman;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p22
The article offers information on the new cardiovascular operating room (CVOR) at the David Grant United States Air Force (USAF) Medical Center. It mentions that CVOR helps in saving the time of patients from going to one room to the other and that it can also save patients from second surgery....
- Air Care. McKenna, Pat // Airman;Jul99, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p42
Focuses on the 332nd Airlift Flight, a unit of the United States Air Force at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, that transports sick and injured patients to military treatment facilities. Use of the C-21 and the C-9 Nightingale jets to ferry stabilized patients; Capabilities of the unit; Comments...
- Cochlear Implant Program Serves Military Families. // ASHA Leader;11/3/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p32
The article provides information on the Cochlear Implant Program for the Military Community. The program was reconstructed due to the developments in audiology by Air Force Colonel Ben Sierra, such as to include a cochlear implant board to insure candidates' safety. The beneficiaries of the...
- AIR SCREW SPECTACLES SAFETY FEATURES. Tutt, Ronald C.; Ivan, Douglas J. // Flying Safety;Jun2003, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p4
Focuses on aircrew vision protection and correction in the U.S. Air Force (USAF). Challenges facing USAF aircrews on vision protection; Information on the selection of standard spectacle frame; Factors to be considered on the design of the Air Force Frame (AFF) from the Department of Defense...
- Maintenance Matters. // Flying Safety;Nov2003, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p28
Features several accounts from actual mishaps encountered by the U.S. Air Force as of November 2003. Damage caused to the corneas of the eyes of a worker by a cleaning solution for an aircraft; Accident of a reservist in a power slip roller; Rules on using forklifts violated by a worker.
- We Are Going Where? Moynihan, Patrick T. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Oct2003, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p6
Relates an experience of a U.S. Military on a medevac. Situation of the patient; Need of a fast aircraft; Safety of the military patient.
- THE LITTLE DENTAL CLINIC THAT COULD. Jones, Jennifer L. E.; Phillips, Pantina S. // Dental Assistant;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p8
The article focuses on the job of dental staff at the Charles C. Carson Center for Mortuary Affairs at the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Center on Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The day of the dental staff starts 7:15 a.m. every morning. Their job needs great skill to recognize...