Interesting Vision Facts

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.

What Is Depth Perception and How Important Is It?

What Is Depth Perception and How Important Is It?

Depth perception is the human eye’s ability to see in three dimensions and judge the distance of an object. It takes both eyes working in sync to look at an object and develop an informed idea about it, like its size or how far away it is. Your two eyes look at the object from […]

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

The retina is one of the most vital parts of your vision system. It is a layer of tissue located at the rear of your eye that senses light and relays those images to your brain. Damage or deterioration of your retina can result in many different eye conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, […]

How Your Vision Health Can Change Over the Years

When we’re young, we think we’re going to stay young forever. We don’t think about how our health will change. Certainly not our vision heath. Our vision diminishes slowly over time. By the time we notice that something is wrong, it may be too late. That’s why it’s important to get your eyes checked regularly […]

Why Onions Make Us Cry

You can fry them, use them as garnish, bake them or use them to give your meal a little texture. They add bold flavors to any dish, but onions are a nightmare to chop. Unless you’ve got eyes made of steel, onions have made you cry at least once. Why is it that onions make […]

Is Your Eyesight Affected by Your Migraines and Headaches?

Many of us have had a migraine or a headache that was just so painful that it seemed to affect our eyesight. Though we may have just brushed it off as these vision symptoms “being in our head”, the truth is migraines and headaches have a significant impact on our eyesight. Headaches and migraines (especially […]

I Didn’t Know That Could Ruin My Eyesight!

Many of us go on with our days without giving our eyes much thought. Are they working normally? Yes. Do they itch or burn? No. Is there anything unusual about them? No. This is the recipe for a perfect day. However, what we may not consider is what everyday factors could potentially ruin our eyesight. […]

Do You Have Mismatched Eyes? Symptoms and What You Can Do

Hold on before you go rushing to the mirror to see for yourself! We don’t mean mismatched eyes in a physical sense. No two eyes are the same. One is always smaller than the other, maybe even droopier. This physical mismatch often fails to affect our vision (thankfully). When we talk about mismatched eyes, we’re […]

Want to Improve Vision and Reaction Time? Learn Sign Language!

You may be familiar with the Marvel superhero, Daredevil; blinded as a child, he finds that his other senses have become so heightened that he can fight criminals without vision and never skips beat. This obviously fictitious character may not be so off the mark as we’ve previously thought. Sure, someone blind won’t be fighting […]

Understanding Sharp Vision: How Humans See in Such Detail

Our most loved pets, like cats and dogs, have exceptional vision. In some aspects of vision, our pets have superior vision to us. For example, cats and dogs can see better in the dark and are more sensitive to perceiving motion, which makes them good hunters. However, humans have a skill that is only found […]

Why Astronauts Suffer from Poor Vision

We have high hopes as a species when we send astronauts to space. We hope to discover new life, new stars, new solar systems, new anything! Brave astronauts risk their lives to explore the unknown. As incredible as space can be, it poses great danger to our astronauts. There’s a risk of equipment malfunctioning, losing […]

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