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Plastic Eye Center

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An unidentified technician crafting a plastic eye. The procedures used in making the plastic eyes involved forming and fitting it, and painting both the iris and the white to match the other eye. The O’Reilly Plastic Eye Center was one of only five such centers in the United States at that time. Undated. (ORGH MEDICAL MILITARY ART DEPT. photo #14344; name: Civil Service Commission; photo of: 25 group pictures; auth. by: Capt. Jacquart)


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