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How Does the Eye Work?

The human eye is a wonder of engineering. It consists of many different parts that work together to provide visual information to the brain, which then translates it into information that is useful to the body.

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Unique initiative aims to deliver good eye health to local communities in Birmingham

Unique initiative aims to deliver good eye health to local communities in Birmingham

Study finds how decisions are relayed back into visual processing parts of the brain

Study finds how decisions are relayed back into visual processing parts of the brain

New biomarkers in the eyes could unlock the key to management of diabetic retinopathy

New biomarkers in the eyes could unlock the key to management of diabetic retinopathy

Gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in glaucoma mouse models

Gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in glaucoma mouse models

New motor imagery-based BMI system turns intentions into actions

New motor imagery-based BMI system turns intentions into actions

Oral targeted therapy found to be an effective treatment option for high-risk hairy cell leukemia

Oral targeted therapy found to be an effective treatment option for high-risk hairy cell leukemia

The delta variant thrives in a state of political and public health discord

The delta variant thrives in a state of political and public health discord

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Patient's case report reveals link between Bell’s palsy and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

Antidepressants may lower risk of death, complications in people with diabetes and depression

Antidepressants may lower risk of death, complications in people with diabetes and depression

Red state, blue state, twin outbreak: Behind Wyoming and Colorado’s anomalous covid spikes

Red state, blue state, twin outbreak: Behind Wyoming and Colorado’s anomalous covid spikes

Study: Benefit-to-harm balance of statins for primary prevention of heart disease is favorable

Study: Benefit-to-harm balance of statins for primary prevention of heart disease is favorable

SARS-CoV-2 mutations occur in essentially the same locations, research finds

SARS-CoV-2 mutations occur in essentially the same locations, research finds

WVU researcher-led effort ensures accuracy of data that dictates cancer patient's radiation therapy

WVU researcher-led effort ensures accuracy of data that dictates cancer patient's radiation therapy

Researchers gain new insights into the pathology of Usher syndrome

Researchers gain new insights into the pathology of Usher syndrome

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

New AI systems offers quicker, more accurate diagnosis for blistering disease

New AI systems offers quicker, more accurate diagnosis for blistering disease

Researchers discover how to artificially produce healthy mucus

Researchers discover how to artificially produce healthy mucus