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Eye is the official journal of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Authors are recommended to read Eye's editorial "Publishing in Eye: The current status" (Eye 2007; 21: 1) and Instructions to Authors before submitting a manuscript for publication in the journal.
March was Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) awareness month, and in recognition of this Eye brought together its most recent content in the area and made it freely available to all.
www.nature.com /eye   (170 words)

  Eye Allergies - ACAAI
The allergen causes certain cells in the eye (called mast cells) to release histamine and other substances or chemicals that cause blood vessels in the eyes to swell, and the eyes to become itchy, red and watery.
Eye allergies can be extremely annoying and uncomfortable, and they may disrupt your day-to-day activities, but they cannot harm your eyes.
Prescription eye drops provide both short- and long-term targeted relief of eye allergy symptoms, and they can be used to manage eye allergy symptoms in conjunction with an oral antihistamine that might be taken to manage nasal allergy symptoms.
www.acaai.org /public/eyeALLERGY/eyeBrochure.htm   (1376 words)

  Eye - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In most vertebrates and some mollusks, the eye works by allowing light to enter it and project onto a light-sensitive panel of cells known as the retina at the rear of the eye, where the light is detected and converted into electrical signals, which are then transmitted to the brain via the optic nerve.
Such eyes are typically roughly spherical, filled with a transparent gel-like substance called the vitreous humour, with a focusing lens and often an iris which regulates the intensity of the light that en trilobites had only one, and some had thousands of lenses in one eye.
The common origin (monophyly) of all animal eyes is now widely accepted as fact based on shared anatomical and genetic features of all eyes; that is, all modern eyes, varied as they are, have their origins in a proto-eye believed to have evolved some 540 million years ago.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eye   (4511 words)

 Eye Symbology, Crystalinks
The opening of the eye, is symbolic of a time of awakening, the evolution of consciousness -- the activation of your DNA = 11:11 digital alarm.
The opening of the eye, Iris, Isis, I, can be the physical eye or what is called the 'third eye', which looks up and out, has a lens and is the pineal gland.
The eye has a lens, rods, cones, an iris [Isis], a fl pupil=fl hole, you are the pupil in the universe/university, all metaphors.
www.crystalinks.com /eye.html   (1517 words)

 Neuroscience for Kids - Vision
retina is the area of the eye that contains the receptors (rods and cones) that respond to light.
Eye injuries account for 4% of the cases of blindness.
The word "pupil" comes from the Latin word "pupa" that means "doll." The use of the word pupil for the center of the eye may have come from the observation that if you look into the eye of another person, a small version of yourself (a "doll") is reflected back.
faculty.washington.edu /chudler/bigeye.html   (676 words)

 EyeCraft,LLC, Eye Information - Diseases, Treatments, Surgery
Glaucoma is a group of intrinsic and extrinsic eye diseases which manifest optic nerve atrophy and loss of peripheral vision.
Lazy eye is the lay term for strabismus, a set of disorders involving misalignment of the eyes.
The anatomy of the eye and the mechanics of vision are a fascinating study.
www.eye-craft.com /eyecare.html   (1164 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: LASIK eye surgery
For clear vision, the eye's cornea and lens must bend (refract) light rays properly, so that images are focused on the retina.
LASIK eye surgery is performed most often on people who have nearsightedness (myopia), which means that they only clearly see nearby objects; anything far away is blurry.
An eye shield or patch will be placed over the eye to protect the flap and to help prevent rubbing or pressure on the eye until it has had enough time to heal.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/007018.htm   (1360 words)

 eye anatomy
The canal of Schlemm is the passageway for the aqueous fluid to leave the eye.
The retina is the innermost coat of the back of the eye, formed of light-sensitive nerve endings that carry the visual impulse to the optic nerve.
The sclera is the white of the eye.
www.discoveryfund.org /anatomyoftheeye.html   (391 words)

The best available eye protection is made of polycarbonate, a man-made plastic that will withstand tremendous force (even a bullet in some cases!).
Any time your eye is injured, especially during a sports activity, you should see a doctor, preferably one who specializes in treating eye injuries.
It can be difficult to do a thorough eye exam on the basketball court, baseball field or similar place, although trainers or team doctors can often do an initial evaluation to determine the extent of an injury.
www.stvincent.org /ourservices/sportsmed/sports/library/eye.htm   (628 words)

 Welcome to Magic Eye Inc.
If you would like to work with Magic Eye Inc. to create your own custom images follow the link to Advertising and Promotions.
To explore the amazing history of the Magic Eye phenomenon follow the link to About Magic Eye.
To find out more about Magic Eye products including our new on-line mail order service or to visit the recreational part of the web site, click on the icons below.
www.magiceye.com   (180 words)

 A Big Look at the Eye
Your eyes are at work from the moment you wake up to the moment you close them to go to sleep.
The eye is about as big as a ping-pong ball and sits in a little hollow area (the eye socket) in the skull.
When you see an image, your eye "telephones" your brain with a report on what you are seeing so the brain can translate that report into "cat," "apple," or "bicycle," or whatever the case may be.
www.kidshealth.org /kid/body/eye_noSW.html   (1746 words)

 The Pyramid's Eye
The 'Eye of Providence', sometimes referred to in Masonic ritual as the "All-Seeing Eye" (of Deity) is found in the ritual of most jurisdictions, reminding a Mason that his words and deeds are being judged by the Supreme Architect of the Universe.
The eye in a triangle is a LONG established symbol of the all-seeing eye of Deity with the triangle often said to represent the three aspects of Deity of Christianity: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit/Ghost.
The eye on the Great Seal represents a concept of active intervention of Deity in the affairs of men, while the Masonic symbol stands for a passive awareness by the Deity of the activities of men.
www.masonicinfo.com /eye.htm   (1503 words)

The eye is really an extension of the central nervous system, directly connected to the brain by the optic nerves (cranial nerve II).
The eye is surrounded by soft tissue and skin and many diseases affecting these tissues also affect the eye.
There is also a defect in the posterior aspect of the eye through which a cyst lined by neuroectodermically derived tissue protrudes into the orbit.
www.thedoctorsdoctor.com /bodysites/eye.html   (1265 words)

 Eye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Therefore, unless both eves are affected with a severe detachment or unless both eyes are affected with other abnormalities, retinal detachments may not be recognized in the early stages of development.
Apply it to the inner corner of the eye or to the white part of the eye, known as the sclera, and then gently rub the eyelid over the eye to distribute the medicine.
There are eye drops and oral medications that either reduce tear flow, dilate tear ducts, or bind iron molecules available from your vet and in some pet stores, but there are potential problems.  Ask your vet.
animalpetdoctor.homestead.com /Eye.html   (4940 words)

 CB301: Eye complexity
The eye is too complex to have evolved.
Since eyes do not fossilize well, we do not know that the development of the eye followed exactly that path, but we certainly cannot claim that no path exists.
Nilsson and Pelger (1994) calculated that if each step were a 1 percent change, the evolution of the eye would take 1,829 steps, which could happen in 364,000 generations.
www.talkorigins.org /indexcc/CB/CB301.html   (329 words)

 Eye Anatomy -- EyeMDLink.com
The eye is a complex optical system - very similar to a camera.
Light rays are focused through the lens, and proceed through a clear jelly-like substance in the center of the eye called vitreous, which gives it form and shape.
When light rays finally land on the retina, the part of the eye similar to film in a camera, they form an upside-down image.
www.eyemdlink.com /anatomy.asp   (219 words)

 Eye definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
The iris is the colored part of the eye that helps regulate the amount of light that enters the eye.
The lens is the transparent structure inside the eye that focuses light rays onto the retina.
The optic nerve is the nerve that connects the eye to the brain and carries the impulses formed by the retina to the visual cortex of the brain.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=7021   (343 words)

 Eye Resources on the Internet
The eye motion simulator demonstrates the effects of disabling one or more of the 12 eyes muscles and one or more of the 6 cranial nerves that control eye motion.
The VISION Information Network for eye institutes and departments of ophthalmology and schools and colleges of optometry is coordinated by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The National Eye Institute is pleased to announce the publication of Vision Research--A National Plan:1999-2003, the sixth plan in the series that dates back to the publication of the first plan, Vision Research Program Planning in 1975.
webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu /dept/websites/eyeres.htm   (10643 words)

Retinitis Pigmentosa destroys the photoreceptor cells of the retina; the cells that intitiate vision by detecting the light entering the eye.
Cataract is a clouding or opacity forming in the lens of the eye.
The Eye Research Network started at Virginia Tech in 1995 in Blacksburg Va, the first community in the USA to be completely wired to the internet.
ken.mitton.com /ern   (475 words)

 Click2Houston.com - Health Encyclopedia - Genital Warts
In women, a pelvic examination may reveal growths on the vaginal walls or the cervix.
Magnification (colposcopy) may be used to see lesions invisible to the naked eye.
The tissue of the vagina and cervix may be treated with acetic acid to make the warts visible.
www.click2houston.com /encyclopedia/6861156/detail.html   (1071 words)

 Eye Center - MayoClinic.com
Learn how your eye functions, what can go wrong and measures you can take to protect or treat your eyes and improve your vision.
From eye safety and disease prevention to eye disease, vision problems, assistive devices and first aid.
Eye glasses, contact lenses and other means of vision correction
www.mayoclinic.com /health/eyes/EY99999   (134 words)

 The Dry Eye Zone :: A to Z :: Index
Dry Eye Syndrome (DES, “dry eye”, “dry eyes”, "chronic dry eye")
No portion may be duplicated in any format without permission from the Author.
Use of this website is subject to The Dry Eye Company's Terms of Use.
www.dryeyezone.com /encyclopedia/index.html   (124 words)

 Normal Eye Anatomy [NEI Photos, Images, and Videos]
Description: Eye diagram showing the macula and fovea (fl and white).
The fluid leaves the chamber at the open angle where the cornea and iris meet.
When the fluid reaches the angle, it flows through a spongy meshwork and leaves the eye.
www.nei.nih.gov /photo/eyean/index.asp   (249 words)

A collection of multimedia items including photos of eye disease and simulations of how the world appears to those with given eye diseases.
A comprehensive list of eye health-related organizations, including their Web sites and contact information, organized by the National Eye Institute.
A section on visual development is intended to help parents recognize warning signs of early eye problems in their children.
highered.mcgraw-hill.com /sites/0071395938/student_view0/chapter7   (450 words)

 EYEGK Home Page
The doctors do not have time to explain enough, you feel shy to ask - So here you are, at just the right place, to get all the information about the eye.
The aim of the site, EYEGK is to give you information about the eye.
Our baby is premature and the doctors have told us to get her eyes examined.
www.members.tripod.com /manisha_b/index.html   (110 words)

 NBC5.com - Health Encyclopedia - Diabetes
At the end of the study, the tight blood glucose group had dramatically fewer cases of kidney disease, eye disease, and nervous system disease than the less-aggressively treated patients.
This study found dramatically lower rates of kidney, eye, and nervous system complications in patients with tight control of blood glucose.
In addition, there was a significant drop in all diabetes-related deaths, including lower risks of heart attack and stroke.
www.nbc5.com /encyclopedia/6861690/detail.html   (2354 words)

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