FULL SPECTRUM EYE CARE
Whether it’s emergency or routine, Airmen all over the world require proper eye care. Specializing in medical treatment or surgery of the eyes, Ophthalmologists provide comprehensive care for ocular problems. From common vision deficiencies to serious conditions or injuries, these highly trained physicians ensure any and all eye problems get the attention and care they need.
- Provide a full spectrum of care, including routine eye exams, diagnosis and medical treatment of eye disorders and diseases
- Perform local anesthesia and surgical procedures
- Prescribe and administer various ocular and systemic medications
- Perform laser refractive surgery
- Formulate plans and procedures for ophthalmological services
- Instruct interns and residents in ophthalmological procedures
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathic medicine
- Completion of a residency or fellowship in ophthalmology
- For specialty shredouts, completion of additional residency or fellowship program related to the specialty
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 48
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.