Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Day in the Life of Superman’s Vision

With the upcoming release of the new Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, I’ve been watching the trailers and wondering one thing: What would it be like to have Superman’s vision? Based on my knowledge of comics, I remember that Superman has several special visual powers. First and foremost, there is his X-Ray Vision,… Read More

The Coolness of Prisms, Prismatic effects & how we use them in Ophthalmology/Optometry

Bending light? How is this possible, since light doesn’t seem like something tangible that we can grab and hold? Sounds odd, but bending light is very possible with the use of prisms. So, what are prisms and how do they bend light? There are many different types of prism used for many various tasks, some… Read More

Zika Virus and the Eyes

By now everyone has heard about the recent outbreak of the Zika Virus. What is the Zika Virus and does it impact the eyes? Zika viral disease is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red… Read More

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