Peripheral vision

March 24, 2010

Your Retina Sees Backwards

Images of the world around us are actually projected upside down onto our retina. This image reversal allows us tremendous peripheral vision and the ability to see objects much larger that only a few millimeters high.
July 19, 2010

Retinal Detachments Can Blind

What happens when a retinal detachment isn't or cant' be fixed? Blindness is the natural history of a retinal detachment. Sometimes, too, the eye becomes disfigured.
August 10, 2010

Implantable Telescope Treats Macular Degeneration

Implantable telescope receives FDA approval for treating patients with severe vision loss from macular degneration.