NOV 2012

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78 EW IN OTHER NEWS When continued from page 77 "It was the best, state-of-the-art training facility when I was flying," Dr. Schallhorn said. "Right after an air-to-air combat training flight we would go down to the debrief area and replay the flight visually in computer simulated 3D. 'What were you thinking about here?' 'What would you do next time in this and that scenario?' The movie was filmed in the actual debrief room [with Maverick's romantic interest and civilian instructor 'Charlie' Blackwood]." • Speaking of romance, what does Dr. Schallhorn have to say about one of the most famous scenes in the movie, where Maverick sings "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" to Charlie at an officers' club? Well, he said, there was a Miramar Officers' Club. "Wednesday night at Miramar Officers' Club was the place to be in Accutome Index to Advertisers Haag Streit Page: 47 Phone: 610-889-0200 Fax: 610-889-3233 www.accutome.com Acufocus Page: 74 www.AcuFocus.com Alcon Laboratories Inc. Page: 43 Phone: 800-862-5266 Fax: 800-241-0677 www.alconlabs.com Allergan Page: 14 and 15 Phone: 714-246-4500 Fax: 714-246-4764 www.allergan.com Asia-Pacific Page: 55 Phone: 65-63278630 www.apacrs.org Bausch + Lomb Page: 27 and 28 Phone: 585-338-6536 Fax: 585-338-0898 www.bausch.com DGH Technology Inc. Page: 65 Phone: 727-785-8748 Fax: 727-786-7540 www.dghkoi.com Eagle Laboratories Page: 54 Phone: 909-481-0011 Fax: 909-481-4481 www.eaglelabs.com ESCRS Page: 52, 59, and 69 www.escrs.org EyeMD EMR Page: 49 Phone: 877-239-3367 Fax: 239-949-5959 www.eyemdemr.com Glaukos Page: 21 Phone: 949-367-9600 Fax: 949-367-9984 www.glaukos.com Gulden Ophthalmics Page: 74 Phone: 215-884-8105 Fax: 215-884-0418 www.gulden ophthalmics.com Page: 5 Phone: 866-417-3802 Fax: 513-398-0256 www.haagstreit.com Innova Medical Optics Page: 33 Phone: 800-461-1200 Fax: 800-313-8696 www.innovamed.com Katena Products Page: 24 Phone: 973-989-1600 Fax: 973-989-8175 www.katena.com Marco Page: Cover 2 Phone: 904-642-9330 Fax: 904-642-9338 www.marcooph.com Mastel Precision Page: 61 Phone: 800-657-8057 Fax: 605-343-3631 www.mastel.com Merck Page: Insert Phone: 908-423-1000 www.merck.com NexTech Page: Cover 4 Phone: 813-425-9200 Fax: 813-425-9292 www.nextech.com OptiMedica Page: 7 Phone: 408-850-8600 Fax: 408-850-8595 www.optimedica.com Ophthalmic Women Leaders Page: 45 www.owlsite.org Rhein Medical Inc. Page: 17 Phone: 813-885-5050 Fax: 813-885-9346 www.rheinmedical.com Rumex Page: 10 Phone: 727-568-0909 Fax: 727-568-0919 www.rumex.net November 2012 See Life Clearly Page: 13 www.seelifeclearly.org Tomey Page: 63 Phone: 888-449-4045 www.tomey.com World Ophthalmology Congress Page: 64 www.woc2014.org Ziemer Ophthalmic Page: Cover 3 Phone: 866-708-4490 Fax: 681-462-9302 www.ziemergroup.com ASCRS•ASOA Meeting Information 2013 ASCRS Symposium and ASOA Congress Page: 11 www.ascrs.com 2013 Winter Update Page: 36, 37, and 41 www.WinterUpdate.org Cornea Day 2013 Page: 31 www.CorneaDay.org Glaucoma Day 2013 Page: 35 www.ASCRSGlaucomaday.org ESEC Page: 22 www.eyesurgeryeducation.org ASCRS MediaCenter Page: 19 www.ascrs.org ASOA Bookstore Page: 75 www.shopasoa.org EyeWorld rePlay Page: 3 www.ewreplay.org EyeWorld ePub Page: 25 digital.eyeworld.org San Diego," Dr. Schallhorn said. "I haven't been over there in many years. I did meet my wife at an officers' club. I was with a fellow aviator during flight training. I'm not sure what song was playing, but I didn't grab a mic and sing to her." Close enough, Dr. Schallhorn. Despite the similarities between Dr. Schallhorn's experience and what unfolded in the movie, he maintains that characters were based on composites of pilots. He wasn't Maverick, nor was he "Viper," the chief instructor. Dr. Schallhorn's aviator call sign was actually "Legs." Why? "That's something I only share over a beer at the Miramar Officers' Club," which has since become a Marine Corps Officers' Club. Dr. Schallhorn being a Navy guy, I guess we'll never know. EW Editors' note: Dr. Schallhorn has no financial interests related to this article. Contact information Schallhorn: scschallhorn@yahoo.com TOPGUN logo Source (all): Steven C. Schallhorn, M.D. Bow shot VF-2 landing

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