2nd Semester English Final: Optometry Bombing of Dresden

Jim Cook 9th period

Optometry
What is an Optometrist?
• • • Eye Care Professionals Licensed to prescribe glasses/contact lenses and diagnose and write prescriptions for eye diseases Obtain a Doctor of Optometry (O.D)

Optometry vs. Ophthalmology
• Ophthalmologists earn M.D./D.O. • Unlike Optometrists, Ophthalmologists can perform eye surgery • Diagnose/treat eye diseases also.

What Optometrists need to know
• Optics, refraction, vision science, nonstrabismus binocular vision and accommodative problems. • Anatomy of Eye

Eye Exams

Eye Exams

Eye Exams

Dresden Bombing
• Occurred of February 13-15, 1945 • Dresden left in ruin from bombing • 35,000-100,000 estimated to have been killed by bombing

Dresden Bombing
• 4,000 tons of bombs dropped • Bombs caused temperatures to reach 1,500 centigrade • Controversial-seen as unnecessary since the end of WWII was nearing.

Surviving a Nuclear Attack
• If within 20 miles of attack, take shelter or escape from area for a couple of days • Take iodide pills to avoid thyroid cancer as a result of nuclear attack • Wear a radiation suit • Bomb shelter

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