Latest Visual system Stories
Progressive degeneration of photoreceptors—the rods and cones of the eyes—causes blinding diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.
Optogenetics is a technique that allows scientists to control neurons' electrical activity with light by engineering them to express light-sensitive proteins.
People have a distance at which they are best able to judge depth.
A UK team of biomedical researchers has successfully demonstrated the ability to use inkjet technology to print cells taken from the eye, according to a newly published report in the journal Biofabrication.
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Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is one of the leading causes of sudden and irreversible loss of vision in older adults.
Tips on How to Relieve Stress by Drinking More Water and Taking Care of Eyes from Water and Eye Researcher Sharon Kleyne, Founder of Bio Logic Aqua Research Grants
In the future, your optometrist may be the first person to realize that you could have Alzheimer’s disease. An international team of researchers has discovered the loss of a particular layer of retinal cells may reveal the presence of the disease.
New research has found that Arctic reindeer change the color of their eyes to adapt to seasonal variations in daylight.
1. vitreous body 2. ora serrata 3. ciliary muscle 4. ciliary zonules 5. canal of Schlemm 6. pupil 7. anterior chamber 8. cornea 9. iris 10. lens cortex 11. lens nucleus 12. ciliary process 13. conjunctiva 14. inferior oblique muscle 15. inferior rectus muscle 16. medial rectus muscle 17. retinal arteries and veins 18. optic disc 19. dura mater 20. central retinal artery 21. central retinal vein 22. optic nerve 23. vorticose vein 24. bulbar sheath 25. macula 26. fovea 27. sclera 28....