Gary Spindel is the not-so-ficitonal narrator of the novel who introduces each of its five parts with the subjects of blind spot, stereo blindness, central vs.
A behavioral optometrist reading the book will be regaled by Dr. Although careful not to mention the name of the group from which he ultimately extricated himself, the veil is thin as the novelist struggles to navigate the boundaries between sect and cult, and between churchology and scientism.
Nearsightedness is a type of refr Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. In fact, it appears "the look of love" is all about the pupils. The macula is the small sensitive area in the center of the retina that provides clear central vision. However, the channel can become blocked because of scarring and this leads to the failure of the operation, and blindness. Trauma In researchers got severed nerves to regrow up to 14 mm, more than three times as far as anyone has managed before. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed.
The tightrope that Dr. There are no such things as safe sects, and Dr. Spindel deftly intertwines his personal and professional lives throughout this book. There is love, there is drama, there is vision therapy, and there is everything anyone who knows David Cook will recognize. I intend this not as a book review, but as a statement that if you enjoy behavioral optometry, philosophy, and heretics as much as hermeneutics, you will love this book.
In that sense, Dr. This is a wonderful read.
There are some who say he bears a resemblance to Richard Nixon. This could just as easily have been the subtitle of Dr.
I obtained the novel as soon as it came out two years ago, but put it aside until I had the time to properly savor it. Knowing the author personally, I knew that I might find truth stranger than fiction, and needed to read it with a clear head. I could just as easily have written this piece on my personal blog , as I did recently with a subject that crosses multiple lines. Gary Spindel is the not-so-ficitonal narrator of the novel who introduces each of its five parts with the subjects of blind spot, stereo blindness, central vs.
A behavioral optometrist reading the book will be regaled by Dr. Although careful not to mention the name of the group from which he ultimately extricated himself, the veil is thin as the novelist struggles to navigate the boundaries between sect and cult, and between churchology and scientism. The tightrope that Dr. There are no such things as safe sects, and Dr.
The visual field refers to the total area in which objects can be seen in the side peripheral vision as you focus your eyes on a central point. Yanoff M, Duker JS, eds. Bradley's Neurology in Clinical Practice.
Tsang SH, Gouras P. Molecular physiology and pathology of the retina. Tansman W, Jaeger EA, eds.
Duane's Ophthalmology edition. The cornea allows light to enter the eye. As light passes through the eye the iris changes shape by expanding and letting more light through or constricting and letting less light through to change pupil size.
The lens then changes shape to allow the accurate focusing of light on the retina. Light excites photoreceptors that eventually, through a chemical process, transmit nerve signals through the optic nerve to the brain.
The brain processes these nerve impulses into sight. The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed medical professional should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions.
Links to other sites are provided for information only -- they do not constitute endorsements of those other sites. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited. Vision - night blindness Nyctanopia; Nyctalopia; Night blindness Night blindness is poor vision at night or in dim light.
Considerations Night blindness may cause problems with driving at night. Causes The causes of night blindness fall into 2 categories: Cataracts Cataracts A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye. Nearsightedness Nearsightedness is when light entering the eye is focused incorrectly. Vitamin A deficiency Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is stored in the liver.
Retinitis pigmentosa Retinitis pigmentosa is an eye disease in which there is damage to the retina. Diabetes Diabetes is a long-term chronic disease in which the body cannot regulate the amount of sugar in the blood. Slit lamp examination The slit-lamp examination looks at structures that are at the front of the eye.