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The eyes are the window to the soul, and a very complex and intriguing window at that. Here we talk about how vision works and delve into the many complexities and humorous facts about eyes, like when we first start to form images to which animal has the biggest eyeball.

How to Figure Out Which Eye is the Dominant One

How to Figure Out Which Eye is the Dominant One

We all have a side that we prefer to use, whether we’re writing, kicking a soccer ball around, or throwing some punches at some punching bags at the gym. For some, the right side leads most of the time, but for others it’s their left side. For those few extremely lucky ambidextrous people, both the right […]

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Why Your Vision is Aging Faster than it Should Be

Why Your Vision is Aging Faster than it Should Be and How You Can Make Your Eyes Young Again

There’s no escaping aging, that’s a fact. Every part of us starts to age as soon as we are born and our eyes are no exception. In fact, our eyes sometimes get hit the hardest because seldom do we think to take care of them when we’re young and carefree. This is increasingly true as […]

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Can Each of Your Eyes See the Same Color Differently

Can Each of Your Eyes See the Same Color Differently?

Look at a spot on the wall. Now close your left eye, then open it and close your right eye. Notice anything different about the color of the wall? Some of you may have noticed a slight blue or red tint when you closed an eye. This probably means each of your eyes perceive colors […]

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Try this Little Experiment to Understand How We See

Try this Little Experiment to Understand How We See

Have you ever wondered how the eyes work? They’re the most complicated organ to understand because there’s just so much going on! The eyes intercept an image and send it to the brain, which then organizes the information to make a cohesive image. But what happens when the image is not cohesive? This process happens […]

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What Air Pollution Does to Eyes and Vision

What Air Pollution Does to Eyes and Vision

Air pollution, no doubt, has had numerous health impacts on humans, but when it comes to air pollution in relation to eyes and vision, there seems to be a gap. This phenomenon has not been studied in depth in the way that perhaps pollution in relation to our pulmonary system has, but there is evidence […]

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Acupressure for Eye Health

Acupressure for Eye Health

Acupressure is quickly becoming a strong contender for natural vision care here in the Western world. Originating in China, who would have thought that pressing a few points around your eyes could do wonders for your sight and eye health? Not only is this traditional method effective, but it’s painless and easy. It has been […]

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How the Brain and Eyes Work Together to Reconstruct the 3D Visual World

How the Brain and Eyes Work Together to Reconstruct the 3D Visual World

Our eyes are hands down the most complex and impressive organs in our bodies. What makes them so impressive is not only the fact that they let us perceive a wonderful three-dimensional world, but also because of how it’s done. Eyes are an incredibly intricate organ unlike any other. Our eyes allow us to see […]

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Why Baby Eye Color Changes from Blue

Why Babies’ Eye Color Changes from Blue to Another Color

You may have noticed that your best friend’s newborn baby’s eyes are now brown. But you could have sworn that just months ago at the baby’s first coming home party, they had those beautiful blue eyes. Well, you can stop with the brain wracking because no tricks are being played here. In fact, it’s a […]

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How We See Our Surroundings is Affected by Visual Crowding

How We See Our Surroundings is Affected by Visual Crowding

You’re walking down a busy street when you zoom past someone as they grab on to your arm saying, “Hey, how are you?” You focus and realize it’s a close co-worker who you’ve been working with almost every day for the past five years. So how is it you didn’t recognize them as they walked […]

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What Does it Mean to Have Low Vision

What Does it Mean to Have Low Vision?

Low vision, by definition, is an eye condition often caused by a disease that is not correctable with regular lenses or eyeglasses. As a result, low vision prevents those affected from engaging in their regular daily activities such as reading, cooking, watching television, and more. This condition may even cause loss of income, according to […]

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Different Types of Eye Protection and Who Should Wear Them

Different Types of Eye Protection and Who Should Wear Them

Protecting your eyes means more than simply donning a pair of cool sunglasses on a beautifully sunny day. Every year, over 700,000 Americans suffer from eye injuries due to accidents at work, sporting accidents, or at home accidents. The good news is that these accidents can mostly be prevented with the right measures and equipment. Don’t […]

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