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How Things Work

How Things Work: The Iris

How Things Work: The Iris

The most visibly striking feature of the human eye is the iris, the colorful part of the eye encircling the pupil. The pupil is the black “donut hole” in the center of the iris. On a microscopic level, the iris is a beautifully weaved, textured mesh of peaks and...

How Things Work: The Cornea

How Things Work: The Cornea

The cornea is the clear, dome-shaped covering over the colored part of the eye. About the thickness of a fingernail, this transparent tissue is made up of five layers (namely, epithelium, Bowman's membrane, stroma, Descemet's membrane, and the endothelium - if you're...

How Things Work: The Lens

How Things Work: The Lens

The lens is an important part of an extremely complex human visual system. The eye is made up of several clear structures that light must traverse on its journey to the retina (at the back of the eye) to be perceived as a clear image. To reach the retina, light must...

How Things Work: The Retina

How Things Work: The Retina

This month's How Things Work feature focuses on the retina. When light passes through a healthy eye, the tissues in front of the eye adjust the light so that it comes to a focal point at the back of your retina, called the macula (or fovea). This visual information is...

Kate Spade: Colorful, Whimsical, and Sophisticated Fashion

Kate Spade Eyewear is known for its crisp color, graphic...

How to Treat a Stye

What Is a Stye? Have you ever had redness or soreness on your...

How You Can Get the Excellent Eye Health Benefits of Beta-Carotene

What Is Beta-Carotene? Beta-carotene is the carotenoid that...

Give Your Child Clear Vision and Confidence to Start the New School Year!

Help your child be ready for the upcoming school year with a...

Are Your Kids Ready to Go Back to School?

It’s that time of year when the summer begins to wind down and...