Using the Freiburg Acuity and Contrast Test to measure visual performance in USAF personnel after PRK.

@article{Dennis2004UsingTF,
  title={Using the Freiburg Acuity and Contrast Test to measure visual performance in USAF personnel after PRK.},
  author={Richard J Dennis and Jeremy M A Beer and J Bruce Baldwin and Douglas J. Ivan and Frank J Lorusso and W. Travis Thompson},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={2004},
  volume={81 7},
  pages={516-24}
}
PURPOSE Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) may be an alternative to spectacle and contact lens wear for United States Air Force (USAF) aircrew and may offer some distinct advantages in operational situations. However, any residual corneal haze or scar formation from PRK could exacerbate the disabling effects of a bright glare source on a complex visual task. The USAF recently completed a longitudinal clinical evaluation of the long-term effects of PRK on visual performance, including the… CONTINUE READING

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