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Treatment of Dysphotopsia

Lens replacement is one of the more common operations performed on the eyes of elderly patients. The natural lens often becomes cloudy due to cataracts, causing eyesight to become increasingly limited until finally the only viable alternative to blindness is to have the eye’s natural lens replaced with an intraocular …

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Protecting your Eyesight into old Age

People commonly assume that, as they get older, their eyesight naturally deteriorates, but while this can often be the case, it is by no means a certainty. The Albertina Project carried out in Uppsala, Sweden, sent questionnaires to a random sample of 959 people aged 75 years and over with …

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How to Treat Dysphotopsia which can Negatively Impact Night Vision

Fading night vision in the senior population is a problem frequently associated with cataracts which interfere with the normal refraction of light. But while removal of cataracts can improve night vision, it can also create an unpleasant side effect called dysphotopsia that leaves an individual, once again, struggling to see as darkness approaches. Dysphotopsia is a treatable problem which includes …

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How Sight Affects the way Food Tastes

Have you ever watched a commercial for a restaurant and thought, ‘that looks good?’ Advertisers know that sight affects the way food is perceived to taste. They will do anything to make the food look more delicious. However, just because it looks delicious, doesn’t mean it is. Advertisers are not …

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What is Fuchs Dystrophy

Fuchs’ Dystrophy is an eye disease which has an affect on the cornea. Doctors and researchers don’t know the exact cause of Fuchs’ Dystrophy, but feel that this eye condition is often inherited. The endothelium, which are the protective cells lining the back of your cornea help your eyes to …

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What does Lazy Eye mean

Ambylopia, which is known as Lazy Eye, is the eye problem responsible for causing vision loss in people that are younger than 40. You cannot correct lazy eye by just wearing glasses or contacts. The condition is brain related in that the connection between the brain and the eye does …

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Theories of Vision

Two theories outline the method by which we see color, the trichromatic theory and the opponent process theory. Each theory is quite different from the other, not simply a modification of one theory, with unique explanations as to how we see color. The Trichromatic Theory of color was first proposed …

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