Hello and welcome to the first lesson of The Lost Contacts' Introduction To Optical Dispensing course! Before tackling this course, please keep in mind that it is meant to build on the knowledge laid out in The Lost Contacts' The Optics of Vision course. Please make sure you are familiar with the topics in that … Continue reading Introduction To Lenses – The Index
The Optics of Vision – Part 9: The Crystalline Lens
If you thought the way the eye works was cool before, this is going to blow your mind. You're about to learn about the crazy wonders of the the cyrstalline lens. This lesson builds on all of the previous lessons in this course, so please make sure you are up to speed before tackling this … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Part 9: The Crystalline Lens
What is Opticianry?
Opticianry is an exciting field of study, as it touches on a variety of topics, from hard and soft sciences to design and art. However, if we define the word "Opticianry" in itself, it is the practical study of light and its properties (i.e. optics), as applied to correct problems associated with the human visual … Continue reading What is Opticianry?
The Optics of Vision – Lesson 2: Introduction to Lenses
In this lesson, we will be learning about what lenses are and how they affect the path of light rays. Understanding lenses will be crucial in understanding how the eyes produce vision as well as how glasses work. To understand the concepts covered in this lesson, it is best to have read: ==> The Optics of … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 2: Introduction to Lenses
The Optics of Vision – Lesson 1: Understanding Light
What Is Light? Most of us think of light as just the opposite of darkness. It's what illuminates our world and allows us to see. If there's too much light it hurts our eyes. If there isn't enough light we can't see. Seems simple enough, right? And it is, for the purposes of this course … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 1: Understanding Light