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Medical Standards iOS (iPhone) App

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I’ve always found it paradoxical that incredibly high tech organizations like the Department of Defense and government space agencies seem to lag far behind in common mass technologies. If you’ve ever flown in an F-16 and seen their cockpit displays,…


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THE ASMA SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY Every May, experts and enthusiasts in aerospace medicine from across the globe gather to network, learn, and teach one another the latest ideas and innovations in this niche medical specialty. A little over a month ago,…

LASER Eye Injuries in Aircrew

Laser Eye Injuries in Aircrew

A separate post written as a resource for pilots and aircrew on LASER exposure/eye injury can be found here.  The crux of aerospace medicine is the identification of medical conditions that lead to sudden and unanticipated incapacitation of the flyer.…

Pilot Education: LASER Exposure & Eye Injury

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LASER exposure continues to be an increasingly frequent problem in both military and civilian aviation.  Typically, these exposures arise from people pointing green commercial LASERs directly at flying aircraft. The FAA has been tracking the number of LASER incidents since…