Eyes and Vision


Additional Resources

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  • Birch J, Chisholm CM. Occupational colour vision requirements for police officers. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2008;28(6):524-31.
  • Hoppe T, Kohnen T. [Eligibility requirements after refractive surgery. Pilots, professional drivers and applicants for the police and armed forces]. [Article in German]. Ophthalmologe. 2010;107(10):971-4.