Tag Archives: vision

Protect Your Vision

By Donald Sparrow, strategic planning officer, Vision Center of Excellence On or off duty, we have routines to protect ourselves – do you park in a safe location? Did you put on sunscreen to prevent sunburn? Did you use the shoe inserts to protect your feet while running? Likely, you answered yes to those questions, but did you remember to …

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Navy Medicine Restores Sight During Humanitarian Assistance Mission

By Cmdr. Kimberly Davis, director, surgical services, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Va. As I reflect over my Navy career, the four months onboard USNS Mercy as part of a U.S. Navy humanitarian mission stands out as special memory. In the spring of 2008, the position of department head, ophthalmology, USNS Mercy opened and I jumped at the opportunity to spend …

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