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How Is It That We Have 3D Vision?

How Is It That We Have 3D Vision?

Have you ever wondered how humans are able to see in 3D? The three dimensional world is an incredible thing. The way we perceive the world in 3D is no mistake. Our eyes are behind this exciting feat of evolution. 3D vision, otherwise known as stereo vision is probably the most complex feature of our […]

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Eye Conditions That Can Be Addressed with Vision Therapy

Eye Conditions That Can Be Addressed with Vision Therapy

We’ve thrown this stat at our readers more times than we can count, but it’s just such a pertinent one that we’re going to give it to you one more time: Did you know that 80 percent of all learning is visual? Though this statistic refers mostly to classroom learning, it really does speak to […]

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Better Vision for Football Players

Better Vision for Football Players

Almost every high school in America has those famous Friday night football games throughout the fall. We even center the social event of homecoming around it. But, partying and celebration aside, football is a tough and competitive sport. It is rather complex too. It requires players to not only be physically capable but mentally prepared. […]

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Improved Vision for Hockey Players

Improved Vision for Hockey Players

Depending on where you live, you may or may not have realized the unprecedented growth of hockey as a youth sport. More and more hockey leagues are popping up all over the country. Many of these kids have big dreams of playing in the NHL. For parents who are unfamiliar with the sport, there can […]

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Better Vision, Better Volleyball

Better Vision, Better Volleyball

Good volleyball players must be athletic, quick and be aware of the movement of not only the ball, but the players around them. Because of this, good vision is an important part of being a good volleyball player. Although good vision won’t make you jump higher, it can help you hit the ball in the […]

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Antidepressant Use and General Health and Age Increase Risk of Eye Problems

Antidepressant Use and General Health and Age Increase Risk of Eye Problems

If it wasn’t bad enough that as you age your chances of developing various eye diseases increase, now if you are older and take antidepressants, your chances of developing certain eye diseases also increase. One eye disease that has been linked to age, health, and the use of antidepressants is called abnormal binocular vision. What […]

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Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

We spend an awful lot of time on this site talking about what happens to aging eyes. As older folks, to put it nicely, that’s something we can either sympathize with or worry about. However, for many people, the degenerating vision that comes along with age (presbyopia) isn’t really a looming issue. Or well, it […]

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What Is Depth Perception and How Important Is It?

What Is Depth Perception and How Important Is It?

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

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Best Eye Vitamins for Athletes

Best Eye Vitamins for Athletes

Your eyes are obviously a very important part of your body. You need them to see clearly and go about your everyday life. As a result you will want to ensure that your vision stays in the best condition for as long as possible. Moreover, if you are an athlete, good vision can give you […]

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Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness or short sightedness is a condition that many people will experience during their lifetime. The inability to focus on objects far away is due to weakened vision that is often a result of the natural aging process of your body. Also known as myopia, nearsightedness is usually rectified with a number of different methods. […]

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