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About Eyes and Vision

When light hits the eye, a delicate set of lenses, films, filters, and neurons work together to focus, channel, and convert that light into an image for the brain. The eye is a sophisticated and well-orchestrated system, but the same sensitivity that allows it to perceive so many details also makes the eye vulnerable. The sense of sight can be diminished or lost if conditions like cataracts reduce the amount of light entering the eye, or if the optical nerves are damaged by glaucoma. Other health conditions like diabetes can also cause damage to the eyes. Studies involving the eyes and vision could provide crucial insights into new treatments for these and similar conditions.

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  Other Eyes and Vision, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Macular Degeneration, Conjunctivitis, Retinal Disorders

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