Last year we talked about eye exercises and how many do not have evidence of being able to improve anything about your eyes. You can read that post here (link). There is however, such thing as eye yoga which has more evidence of improving eye vision, comfort, and strain.
To some, the fact that diabetes, a condition that affects millions of Americans alone, can affect our eyesight along with our general health, is quite shocking. Nevertheless, diabetes proves year after year that it can have serious consequences, ones that are far more severe than what may first come to mind.
As we age it is common for our eyes to lose our nearsighted vision, presbyopia. This happens as a result of our lens stiffening and losing flexibility as we age.
Braille is the raised dot system of writing and reading, which was invented by Louis Braille. He made the system to make it easier to print and use materials for people with severely impaired vision. It is now common for people who are blind or have severe vision to learn how to read the writing system.
Check out this new Twitter thread about artificial developments for the eyes!
Do you ever look around and notice that sometimes your vision may have spots, specks, or lines in it? There is no need to worry as this may be due to floaters and not an underlying condition. So what are floaters?
We all know that what we consume on a daily basis is important for our overall health. What many people don’t know, however, is that what we eat can even affect the functioning of specific body systems. So, how does our diet affect our eyesight and do picky eaters end up harming their eyes?
The way that we perceive the world is dependent on a very complex network of cells and structures that work together to create the vivid images we see in the world. It is important to understand the anatomy of this system when considering visual processing. The general system is shown in the image below. (It provides a lot more detail than necessary for this post, but very useful to see.)