Later, McCoy suggested she lay down and rest in her quarters, but Galway was hesitant, fearing how she would appear when she awoke again. CaptainKirk, understanding her feelings, "ordered" her back to work, much to her relief. While leaving sickbay, she looked at herself in the mirror with dismay.
Galway's first name was not spoken onscreen but rather comes from the final draft of "The Deadly Years" where she was listed in the cast portion as "Chief Arlene Galway, a doll in her mid-twenties." Her designation as "chief" was further clarified in the stage notes, which described her as the "chief biologist".
When Galway was prematurely aging, her first stage of aging was described in the script as having "looks older than sixty," while her final stage of aging was described as "She looks incredible old (80), hardly recognizable."