USAFSAM - USAF Corneal Refractive Surgery Program

Welcome to the US Air Force Refractive Surgery Program Website

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Tell Me About The AF Refractive Surgery Program

Informational Reading: PRK - LASIK Booklet

Low Myopia          High Myopia          Hyperopia
 
Before applying for corneal refractive surgery (CRS), be aware there are 2 management groups, Aviation and Aviation Related Special Duty (AASD) Program and the Warfighter Program.   In accordance with AF policy, prior to any CRS treatment (DOD or civilian), the application and receipt of "Permission to Proceed" authorization must be accomplished.

Permission-to-Proceed authorization is provided by either the Aviation Program Manager (APM) or the Warfighter Program Manager (WPM) and verfies preliminary AF guidelines have been met.  The final decision for surgery is made by the surgeon.

Now that we've covered the basics, determine whether you belong to the Aviation or Warfighter Program:
 

Am I Considered An Aviator or A Warfighter?

How to Apply for DoD Treatment for the Aviator Program

How to Apply for DoD Treatment for the Warfighter Program

How to Apply for Civilian Treatment for Aviator or Warfighter Program


CURRENT AF REFRACTIVE SURGERY POLICIES AND RS PROGRAM RELATED AFIs
 
 
APPLICATION & RELATED FORMS FOR TREATMENT AT DOD FACILITY

ELECTIVE CIVILIAN MEDICAL CARE FOR ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS - INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS

TOOLS

INFORMATION FOR FLIGHT SURGEONS, EYE CARE PROVIDERS, & PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS

Postoperative Follow-up Appointment Schedule

USAF RS Post-op Form

Waiver Guide