Active Duty Eye Injury Report Summary
The Active Duty Eye Injury Report summaries contains detailed data, along with summary tables detailing Ambulatory and Hospitalization rates (per 1000 person-years) based upon Injury Groups, Causes of Injury and Occupational Groups by Service and installations as available. Summary tables for Deployment-Associated Eye Injuries detailing frequency of Eye Injuries by Type of Injury and Occupational Group are also provided. The link above will take you directly to all of the reports available.
As one of the underlying goals of the summary is to make eye injury surveillance data accessible and useable, individual annual eye injury summaries for all years and all services (Combined DoD, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard) are posted on the APHC public website.
The Medical Surveillance Monthly Report (MSMR)
The MSMR provides monthly evidence-based estimates of the incidence, distribution, impact, and trends of health-related conditions among service members. Additionally, the MSMR focuses one issue per year on the absolute and relative morbidity burden attributable to various illnesses and injuries among service members and beneficiaries. You may request an electronic subscription here: Subscribe
To view the MSMR page on the AFHSB site, go to: Medical Surveillance Monthly Report
The MSMR also provides continuing education (CE) and continuing medical education (CME) for physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, social workers, healthcare executives, and other public health professionals seeking certification through their respective professional organizations. It also offers certificates of completion to those who participate for educational or professional development. To enroll, go to: MSMR CE
The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch
The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) is the central epidemiologic resource for the U.S. Armed Forces, conducting medical surveillance to protect those who serve our nation in uniform and allies who are critical to our national security interests.
The Case Definitions for Eye Injuries used in the Active Duty Eye Injury Report summaries are available on the AFHSB website: Surveillance Case Definitions . Once on the page, click on the link 15.0 Ophthalmology and then Eye Injuries.