ophthalmology   148

« earlier    

Researchers have discovered how Leonardo Da Vinci was able to create masterpieces
Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci may have had an eye condition that gave him an unusual ability to recreate three-dimensional shapes in his sculptures and paintings, a study has found. With this condition known as strabismus, a person's eyes appear to be pointing in different directions, with only one eye being used to process the visual scene at any one time.This allowed Da Vinci to switch between using two eyes (stereoscopic vision) to give him depth perception, and using just one eye (monocular vision) when he wanted to interpret a three-dimensional image on a flat, two-dimensional canvas.
medical  artists  paintings  icons  polymaths  ophthalmology 
12 weeks ago by thomas.kochi
Pupillary light reflex - Wikipedia
Play media The W-shaped pupil of the cuttlefish dilating when the lights are turned off. The pupillary light reflex ( PLR ) or photopupillary reflex is a reflex…
medicine  health  education  ophthalmology  osce  revision  examination  reference 
august 2018 by asaltydog
Twitter
Delights for : Diagram of , their layers, and optical nerves from a 17th century miscel…
Ophthalmology  Safavid  eyes  from twitter_favs
july 2018 by dyma
You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are?
thread on Saccadic masking

You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are? OK, so there's a physical problem with our eyes: We move them in short fast bursts called "saccades", right? very quick, synchronized movements. The only problem is: they go all blurry and useless during this
optics  ophthalmology  optometry  science  sciencefiction 
july 2018 by campylobacter

« earlier    

related tags

1300nm  1960s  1961  20/100  20/20  20/200  20/30  20/40  20/400  20/50  2010s  2011  2014  2015  acuity  acupoint  adaptation  adaptive  adverseeffects  advice  america  anterior  apps  april  artists  astringents  atropine  beijing  biology  blindness  blog  blogging  blogs  brain  calisthenics  camera  cataract  cataracts  chamber  charity  chart  chemistry  china  clinic  clinical  colour  conjunctival  cornea  culture  database  databases  datascience  define  degeneration  development  diabetes  diagnostics  dictionary  disease  diy  dog  drugs  dvm  education  ehr  equipment  evidence  examination  exercise  explanation  eye-conditions  eye  eyes  eyesight  femtosecond  fiber  fish  fonts  for-sandra  formulary  fundus  giantcellarteritis  government  gpce  guide  guidelines  health  healthcare  how_to  hv  icons  image-processing  infection  information  intraocularlens  ip  iphone  irlen  january  japan  journal  keratoconus  laser  lasik  life  liric  living  lubricants  massachusetts  massage  med  media  medical  medicine  mems  microgravity  mie  mirror  mobile  muscle  myopia  nearsightedness  neurology  neuropathy  nhs  nih  noir  nyt  oct  ocular  online  optical  optics  optometry  osce  paintings  pathology  pharmacology  phenotype  pht235  pi  pigments  polymaths  poverty  raspberry  reference  referrals  research  resource  retina  retinal_imaging  review  revision  rheumatology  rk  rods  rwd  safavid  science  sciencefiction  sciences  sight  snellen-chart  snellen-eye-test  snellen  snellenchart  snelleneyetest  software  spaceexploration  specialist  strain  summary  surgery  swept-source  syndrome  test  testing  therapy  to-read  toronto  translation  treatment  tunable  university  usa  vcsel  veterinary  vision  visual  visualimpairment  vocabulary  wasatch  wiki  wikipedia  words  writing  xerophthalmos  yellow  youtube 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: