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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

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The Optics of Vision – Lesson 7: Hyperopia

This is lesson 7 in this course. Please review lessons 1-6 if you haven't already done so. The Optics of Vision – Lesson 1: Understanding Light The Optics of Vision – Lesson 2: Introduction to Lenses The Optics of Vision – Lesson 3: Lens Power The Optics of Vision – Lesson 4: Basic Eye Anatomy … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 7: Hyperopia

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The Optics of Vision – Lesson 6: Emmetropia & Myopia

Congratulations, you've made it to Lesson 6 where we're finally going to start talking about glasses! This lesson will focus mostly on nearsightedness but you will also learn about much lesser known 'condition' known as emmetropia. This lesson will continue to build on everything we've learned in Lessons 1-5. So if you haven't done so … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 6: Emmetropia & Myopia

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The Optics of Vision – Lesson 5: Basic Eye Optics

In Lessons 1-4, we have built up all the knowledge needed to understand the optics and mechanics of how vision works. In this Lesson, I will be putting it all together and you will see that you haven't been learning all of these things for nothing! Before you proceed with this lesson, be sure to … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 5: Basic Eye Optics

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The Optics of Vision – Lesson 4: Basic Eye Anatomy

The eye is a complicated organ. It has highly specialized cells, muscles, tissues, fluids, etc. Every part of the eye plays a crucial role in producing the vision we all rely on so much in our daily lives. Luckily for you, unless you're an eye doctor, you don't have to know about the vast majority … Continue reading The Optics of Vision – Lesson 4: Basic Eye Anatomy