Army Injury Prevention
Vision and Hearing Injuries 

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Vision
                                                                                                                                                                                          

The Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Program at APHC optimizes visual performance and reduces the rate of ocular injuries for the Army, Navy and Air Force.  Staff are highly skilled experts in vision conservation, readiness, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, protective materials designed for eye protection, preventive medicine and policy, and whose motto is "Preserve the Sight to Fight!"  See webpage for factsheets and more: http://phc.amedd.army.mil/topics/workplacehealth/vcr/Pages/default.aspx

Hearing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

The Army Hearing Program (AHP) Office is responsible for monitoring and preventing hearing loss injuries in both Army Soldiers and Army civilians exposed to noise hazards.  The AHP Clinical services provide assessment and care to those exposed, Operational services identify and assess hazards in operational settings including systems underdevelopment, and Readiness (Soldier focus) and Conservation (civilian focus) programs focus on procedures and equipment to prevent injuries for military and civilian.  For details go to: http://phc.amedd.army.mil/topics/workplacehealth/hrc/Pages/default.aspx