Vision center of excellence promotes eye-injury research, care
Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Loucks
Pfc. Douglas K. Phillips a member of Company A, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, deployed to Durai-ya, Iraq, in May 2007, shows the damage to his face and his eye protection from a small-arms attack. Phillips credits eye protection with saving his eye. The Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs Vision Center of Excellence is exploring other ways to prevent battlefield eye injuries and to better treat those who suffer them.
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