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Lt. Col. Jonathan Ellis (center), Ophthalmology Branch manager of the Aeromedical Consultation Service, Dr. Steven Wright (right), optometrist and Scott Humphrey, cornea imaging technician, demonstrate their Pentacam cornea topography device used in pilot screenings and waiver recommendation cases. The device measures the entire cornea with precision, without contact in only a few seconds. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) ACS Ophthalmology sets sights on flying mission
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the fourth part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. A link to all of the stories, and the Air Force Waiver Guide, appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  For many who have had an eye exam, the puff of the glaucoma test is as familiar as a darkened room, letter
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2017
Lt. Col. Dara D. Regn, Aeromedical Consultation Service Internal Medicine branch chief, discusses a waiver recommendation case with a flight surgeon in the Residency in Aerospace Medicine program at Wright-Patterson October 5. Regn’s branch is currently reformatting their database of more than 1.2 million cardiology studies in order to enable more efficient data mining in what is believed to be the world’s largest database of its kind. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) ACS Internal Medicine keeping pilots flying, improves research
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the second part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part three will delve into how the ACS' Neuropsychiatry Branch keeps aviators in the fight. Part one was an overview of the ACS.  A link to that story is below.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  The Aeromedical
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2017
Honduran air force Subteniente Auxiliar Sanidad Obed Antonio Contreres Fuentes, left, talks to U.S. Air Force Capt. Diego Torres, center left, Detachment 4, 375th Operations Group flight nurse instructor and evaluator, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Staff Sgt. Gabriel Trujillo, center right, 779th Medical Operations Squadron paramedic, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, and Capt. Leslie Whiting, 88th Aerospace Medicine Squadron aerospace nurse manager, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, as part of a subject matter expert exchange in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 4. The global health engagement brought U.S. and Honduran counterparts together to build and strengthen partner relationships. U.S. Airmen share aerospace medicine best practices with Honduran counterparts
Five U.S. Airmen conducted a subject matter expert knowledge exchange with their Honduran counterparts to share best practices and increase partner nation capacities in aerospace medicine from April 4-6.
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2017
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