Archive for the 'Eye Anatomy' Category


Quora: What is the state of knowledge about transparency of the eye lens?

Posted on April 19th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy, Eye Health

The answer to transparency of the lens proteins and, in turn, the lens as a whole lies in a few concepts: 1) The crystallin proteins found within the lens are.. Read more


Quora: When my retina is temporarily ‘burned’ by a bright light, such as car headlights at night, why do I ‘see’ a black area with that part of the retina?

Posted on January 20th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy

One could argue that it’s both chemical and electrical as both are involved in the process of vision. On a cellular and chemical level, we have photosensitive pigments in our.. Read more


Holy Cats Those Eyes Are Cool!

Posted on January 14th, 2012 · Posted in Eye Anatomy

Anyone who calls a cat a member of their family can appreciate their goofiness.  Sprinting around the house at top speed for no reason tops my list of head-scratchers.  But.. Read more