Airsoft Medicine

Eye Injury

Dr. Airsoft performs an eye procedure in his medical office.

Airsoft Medicine wants to protect airsoft players from unnecessary injury, and in the process protect the reputation of the airsoft sport. Airsoft-related medical issues include eye protection, face and mouth protection, laser use, heat-related illness, conditioning, and the unique problems sometimes realized when young children find parts of their bodies that airsoft bb’s will fit in.

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  • Enucleation August 13, 2014
    Dr. Timothy Chou of the State University of New York, Stoneyboork, discusses the only known case of eye penetration by an airsoft bb. Rangemaster Larry provides an update on SB 199 which has since passed the California Assembly Appropriations Committe. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • cutbacks June 14, 2014
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss the ICS Transform4, the Cetacea pistol lanyard, and the upcoming SB 199 hearing. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • cake April 14, 2014
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss several violations of safe airsoft gun use in the last week's news. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Miscilany March 14, 2014
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss the ESS Profile Turbofan goggles give-away, SB 199 update, Tippmann Airsoft, the APS PMC AK47, an airsoft robbery, and Red Storm. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Protection February 14, 2014
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss Cetacea Pistol lanyards, PDT-Tech gear, ESS Profile w/ Turbofan giveaway, and Bob's Rebel Training Camp. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Shotgun January 16, 2014
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss Shot Show 2014 and meeting with Carlton Chong to see his proof of concept for a new airsoft shotgun desing. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Legislative Colors December 14, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss Senator de Leon's renewed legislative effort to color airsoft. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • 50 Hours November 14, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss what you should consider for comfort and safety when preparing for a 50 hour operation. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • 2Safe October 14, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft respond to barrel blocker criticism and Dr. Airsoft gives a physcian's perspective on airsoft field medical care. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Snoring September 14, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss a recent video of an airsoft eye injury posted by Thumpy, Airsoft in Texas, and first thoughts on the Matrix MG42. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • TSAirsoft August 13, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft discuss recent activities of the ASTM airsoft sub-comittee and the advice from the TSH for flying with airsoft. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Twomego July 13, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry and Dr. Airsoft answer Omego's questions about setting up a firing range as part of an airsoft field. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Larry's Reviews June 14, 2013
    Rangemaster Larry describes recent visit with Thumpy, the HT CC holster, and the Edge Tactical Blade Runner sunglasses. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Larry's bAK May 14, 2013
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) welcomes Rangemaster Larry back from a one-half podcast sabbatical to review the Dboys RK-03 AK74 and the Airsoft Tactical Safety Eye Goggle. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Enough Ballistics April 14, 2013
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry reivew the G and G GR4 G26 and the Smith Elite Optics Boogie Regulator. Comments are made on our thoughts on Thumpy's link to an Uruguay YouTube showing self-inflicted airsoft wounds compared to ballistics gel. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Loud Gas March 14, 2013
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry discuss whether there is a danger to hearing posed by gas blowback pistols. The Airsplat ST-11 facemask with LED and fan and Socom Gear Lancer and Troy midcap magazines are reviewed. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Watch and Learn February 14, 2013
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry review the Revision Desert Locust with Fan and the UTG Tactical Patrol Bag. Minimum engagement distances are discussed. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • AirShot Show January 22, 2013
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry report their experiene with Shot Show 2013 from the perspective of Milsim Airsoft with an emphasis on safety. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • Ticked Soft December 14, 2012
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry share Airsoft Christmas wishlist ideas and discuss legal ramifications of eating bb's in LA County. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.
  • b(AIR)otrauma November 14, 2012
    Dr. Airsoft (Mark Vaughan, M.D.) and Rangemaster Larry discuss the risk of eardrum rupture from distraction devices and airsoft Christmas ideas. Rate the show on iTunes. See www.airsoftmedicine.com.