By David M. Miller
The knowledge of the Eye is a survey of the key ideas underlying the various uncomplicated sciences on the topic of the human eye and visible mind in a single quantity, utilizing anecdotes and at the very least hugely technical language to stress the details. This booklet offers an updated therapy on how the attention and visible process paintings to assist us see, interpret what we see, and converse what we believe. It additionally examines how this description of the visible approach teaches us extra approximately ourselves.
* Written in a basic type, absent of jargon
* Humanizes imaginative and prescient examine utilizing anecdotes
* makes use of many unique illustrations and examples to illustrate concepts
* presents a synthesis of many disciplines together with ophthalmology, optometry, and simple science
* provides the visible process continuously within the context of its survival advantages
* Covers a wide selection of themes together with little one imaginative and prescient, grownup retinal photograph, animal imaginative and prescient, eye accidents, refractive components, the attention as a transmitter and receiver of knowledge, optical illusions, colour, visible information, and extra
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35 The finding that nonlenticular enzymes have been adapted to also function as the special lens proteins, is known as gene sharing. Unhappily, the term gene sharing simply names the phenomenon without giving us an idea of which function came first, or what evolutionary pressures forced the new use of the molecules. In summary, one might think of this entire process of nature reaching into its dusty attic to find new uses for old creations as the ultimate in recycling efficiency. REFERENCES 1. Miller D, Benedek G: Intraocular Light Scattering.
Note that in this specimen, the fibers are spaced closer than half a wavelength of visible light apart, and the fibers in each of the major layers are arranged in an orderly manner. This arrangement of corneal fibers serves at least four important functions. * Second, the arrangement produces a transparent, stable, configured optical element. Third, the fiber arrangement and the birefringent nature of the collagen fibers may help to reduce reflected glare. Fourth, the spaces between the major layers act as potential highways for white blood cell migration if an injury or infection takes place.