Accession Number : ADA577642


Title :   Refractive Surgery: New Techniques and Usability for Military Personnel (La chirurgie refractive: Nouvelles techniques et leur application pour le personnel militaire)


Descriptive Note : Technical rept.


Corporate Author : NATO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a577642.pdf


Report Date : Nov 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 46


Abstract : The practice of military refractive surgery is recent and continues to evolve. This technology enables war fighting men and women to achieve optimal visual performance in preparation for battle. The various alliance member states have differing attitudes and policies towards refractive surgery for military personnel. All are encouraged to understand the differences between available techniques, appreciate each one's benefits while remaining aware of their limitations.


Descriptors :   *EYE , *LASER SURGERY , *MILITARY PERSONNEL , BENEFITS , LIMITATIONS , VISION , VISUAL PERCEPTION


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Forces and Organizations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE