Vision Conservation and Readiness

 VCR Products Available

Last Updated: September 17, 2018

The Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division at the Army Public Health Center produces a number of products for your use including Vision Readiness post cards and wallet cards, the Aidman Vision Screener Chart, PHC Fact Sheets, and PHC Technical Guides in addition to the VC&R Quarterly Newsletter and the Active Duty Eye Injury Report Summary.  If you don't see something you are looking for, please contact us.


The Health Information Products eCatalog has Vision Readiness resources available for you to download or order.

Contact Lenses in the Field, No Way Card How to Protect Against UV Card Prevent Chemical Eye Injury Card Ten Rules of Eye Safety Card Military Combat Eye Protection Trading Cards
G-Eyes Optical Prescription Replacement System Card Vision Deployment Pack Military Combat Eye Protection Postcards

All Vision Readiness products are available from the Health Information Products eCatalog. and clicking on the "Vision Readiness" tab located on the left near the bottom of the page.


The Resource Materials Section of the APHC site has other items available by scrolling down the page including Vision Conservation and Readiness items such as:

The site is provided as a public service by the Army Public Health Center, and is intended to be used by the public for viewing and retrieving information only.   To easily view all of the available Vision Conservation and Readiness Resource Material, click twice on the "Subject" tab at the top of the list.  This will sort all of the items alphabetically in inverse order so that Vision-related materials start to be listed at the bottom of the first page.


The VC&R Quarterly Newsletter

The VC&R Quarterly Newsletter is available for you to subscribe to and maintains a list of all past articles for you to utilize as a reference.   The VC&R Quarterly is a publication of the APHC Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Program dedicated to optimizing the vision, optical, and eye health of Department of Defense health care beneficiaries through vision conservation and readiness.   Published quarterly.

To view the Index of Articles and the most recent and past editions of the newsletter, go to:

VC&R Quarterly (Password protected - AKO) External Link

To subscribe (or unsubscribe) click on the appropriate tab below to send an email to the editor.

Subscribe / Unsubscribe


Active Duty Eye Injury Report Summary

The Active Duty Eye Injury Report Summary contains detailed eye injury data, along with a set of summary tables detailing Ambulatory and Hospitalization rates (per 1000 person-years) for Injury Group, Cause of Injury and Occupational Group.  Data is provided for each site by service on a quarterly basis.  Developed by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch  and the Tri-Service Vision Conservation and Readiness Division  of the Army Public Health Center. the underlying goal of the summary is to make eye injury surveillance data accessible and useable with individual annual eye injury summaries for all years and all services (Combined DoD, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard) posted on the APHC public website.

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