Feature Channels:

Vision

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

Alzheimer, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimers disease, alzheimers, Keith Black, Maya Koronyo, NeuroVision, retinal imagin, eye scan

Noninvasive Eye Scan Could Detect Key Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease Years Before Patients Show Symptoms

JCI-Insight-Retinal-Imaging-08-17-17.jpg

Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer’s disease affects the retina – the back of the eye – similarly to the way it affects the brain. The study also revealed that an investigational, noninvasive eye scan could detect the key signs of Alzheimer’s disease years before patients experience symptoms.

Science

Channels:

San Diego Supercomputer Center, Uc San Diego, National Science Foundation (NSF) , xsede, Predictive Science Inc., Texas Advanced Computing Center, NASA, Solar Eclipse

SPOILER ALERT: Computer Simulations Provide Preview of Next Week's Solar Eclipse

PR20170817_solar_eclipse_corona_anim.gif

On August 21, 2017, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible across the U.S. Using massive supercomputers, researchers from Predictive Science Inc. (PSI) in San Diego completed a series highly-detailed solar simulations timed to the moment of the solar eclipse to occur on August 21, 2017.

Medicine

Channels:

Eclipse, Eclipse Eye Safety, eclipse safety, eclipse glasses, eye and vision, eye, vision and ophthalmology, Opthalmalogy

Ophthalmology Expert Video: How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse

Medicine

Channels:

Solar Eclipse, laser pointer

The Medical Minute: Solar Eclipses and Laser Pointers Pose Similar Eye Hazards

RetinaNR.jpg

Much attention is focused on the potential dangers that the upcoming solar eclipse will pose to the unprotected eye. But health experts caution there’s at least one other – and more prevalent – way to do lasting damage to one’s vision.

Medicine

Channels:

Solar Eclipse, Krieger Eye Institute, Lifebridge Health, Eye Safety, Blindness

Don't Get Burned - Important Eye Safety During the Solar Eclipse

JoshiMalav.jpg

It’s important to know what to do and what NOT to do so you can check out the eclipse without damaging your eyes or even causing blindness!

Medicine

Channels:

Eclipse, Eclipse Eye Safety, solar retinopathy, Solar Eclipse

How to Watch the Solar Eclipse Without Damaging Your Eyes

A solar eclipse will offer a rare — although brief — sight to millions. Is it OK to take a peek? Not without eye protection.

Science

Channels:

Eclipse, Eclipse Photography, Camera Obscura, Pinhole Projection, Shadow Bands, Solar Eclipse, total eclipse, Photography, eclipse safety

Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory: Don’t Try to Photograph the Eclipse. Take Pictures of These Instead.

Unless you have specialized equipment, a tripod, and some good post-production skills, your photos of the eclipse will be mediocre at best--and you risk ruining your phone. Take pictures of pinhole projections and shadow bands instead.

Medicine

Channels:

Pacific University, Pacific University (Ore.), Optometry, Eclipse, Eye Safety

Eclipse Viewers Urged to Protect Eyes and Guard Against "Painless" But Irreversible Damage

YudcovitchLorne2014.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

retina burns, Eclipse Eye Safety

Eclipse's Dark Sky Still Threat to Eye

HershbergEclipsePublication1912EyeDraw-023.jpg

While the moon blocks most of the visible sunlight during an eclipse, dangerous ultraviolet light is still entering the eye and damaging the retina

Medicine

Channels:

Solar Eclipse, Eye Safety, Ophthalmology, visual science , University of Chicago Medicine, University Of Chicago, Asim Farooq

How to Safely Watch the Solar Eclipse

20160830_farooq_7679.jpg

Staring at the sun – even during a sky-darkening eclipse – requires extra eye safety precautions. Here's how to skygaze safely during the eclipse and a rundown of what can happen if you don't.







Chat now!