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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
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Aeromedical Consultation Service Deputy Chief Dr. Daniel Van Syoc (left in blue) oversees a case review session with flight surgeons and other medical professionals, some of which are the world experts in their fields. The ACS has screened new pilots and made waiver recommendations for existing air crews since the early 1950s. (U.S. Air Force photo/John Harrington) Aeromedical Consultation Service critical to “Fly, Fight, Win”
EDITORS NOTE:  This is the first part of a four-part series on the Aeromedical Consultation Service at Wright-Patterson. Part two delves into how the ACS' Internal Medicine branch keeps Air Force aviators safely in the skies. A link to that story appears below. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –   Ever since humans took to flight, the unique
0 10/02
2017
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