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Crazy Moving Arrows Illusion

Anomalous motion illusions, or simply motion illusions, are static images that appear to move. These types of optical illusions are sometimes …

A Coping Plan Can Help Fend Off Depression From Vision Loss

When people lose their vision as they get older, they lose a lot of other things, too. They lose their ability to do the things they love.<p>"You can't read, you can't cook, and you can't socialize — and as a result, you may become demoralized, withdrawn and depressed," says Dr. Barry Rovner, a …

Clinical Education - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Practicing or training outside the U.S.? Submit a new EyeWiki article by June 1 for a chance to win Academy digital products. Enter now<p>This surgical …

Understand Your Glaucoma Diagnosis

The diagnosis of glaucoma is made when your eye doctor notices a particular type of damage in the optic nerve known as “cupping.” This diagnostic …

Larger Letter Optical Illusion

You know, one of the best types of optical illusions, in my opinion, are afterimages. Basically, an afterimage optical illusion is when you stare at …

Saving the sight of premature babies

Scientists at Australia's Vision Centre have made an important breakthrough that could save the sight of premature babies.<p>The researchers found that …

20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Eyes

Eyes may be the windows to the soul, but how much do you <i>really</i> know about them? We're aware that they're pretty irreplaceable (there's no such thing as an entire eyeball transplant, after all), but what are they made out of? And what does the shape of an eyeball have to do with vision? We talked to …

All that squinting at tiny screens is causing physical problems for some, but there are ways to lessen the harm

Ever since smartphones burst onto the marketplace nearly a decade ago, making reading on the devices as attractive as talking into them, much has …

Scientists Make More Eye Cells - With An Inkjet Printer

British researchers have used an inkjet printer to successfully print retinal cells for the first time, in what could be a breakthrough for the treatment of optic nerve injury and diseases like glaucoma.<p>The world-first, detailed in a paper published today in the journal Biofabrication, is just a …

Creative Eye Makeup Illustrations by Tal Peleg

Israeli makeup artist Tal Peleg, aka Scarlet Moon, uses eyeshadow and eyeliner to do more than simply shade in her eyelids. Instead, the creative makeup genius turns eyelids into her own personal canvas for clever mini paintings. She takes the small patch of skin that surrounds the eye and …

Preschool Vision

Vision Problems Of Preschool Children<p>Like This Page? Please Share!<p>During the preschool years from ages 3 to 6, your child will be fine-tuning the …

Clinical Education - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Dr. Wuqaas Munir discusses findings showing patients with a positive 6-day fungal culture carry a high risk of corneal perforation. Read<p>A 33-year-old …

Boosting bionic eyes with a gentle touch

<b>Australian researchers from Monash University Gippsland say that combining sensory information may help improve the sight of people receiving visual</b> …

Diabetic Retinopathy - Wills Eye Hospital - Philadelphia, PA

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes, which affects the eyes by causing deterioration of blood vessels in the retina. Symptoms include …