At birth, babies see exclusively black, white and some shades of gray. The nerve cells in the retina are not fully developed on newborn babies. Colors are experienced when light reaches our retina. The retina is a tightly packed nerve cells area in the back of the eye. These nerve cells are called rods and … Read More Are Babies Colorblind?
Due to the changes that affect a women’s body during their lifetime, they tend to be more susceptible to vision problems. According to the National Eye Institute, two thirds of blindness and other vision issues worldwide occur in women. More women are likely to be diagnosed with Glaucoma, Cataract and Age Related Macular Degeneration. Two … Read More Things Women need to know about their eyes
In 2005, Astronaut John Phillips had difficulty when looking out the window of the International Space Station to focus on planet earth. This change of vision happened after being on the ISS for three months. Astronaut Phillip’s vision had been 20/20 prior to this mission. When he returned to earth, his vision was 20/100 after … Read More What happens to Astronauts’ vision when they are in space?