Outward-Directed Transport

Aug 4, 2021 by in OTOLARYNGOLOGY Comments Off on Outward-Directed Transport

Introduction In ocular therapeutics, the current literature describes drug delivery limitations posed by outward directed transport mechanisms of the eye. Drug delivery to ocular tissues is restricted by various factors…

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Binocular Vision

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Binocular Vision

Introduction Humans and other animals with frontally located eyes attain binocular vision from the two retinal images through a series of sensory and motor processes that culminate in the perception…

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Developmental Visual Deprivation

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Developmental Visual Deprivation

The vision of newborn infants is crude. As infants experience the normal visual environment, their vision rapidly improves with different visual capabilities emerging at different ages. Determining the exact timing…

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Extrastriate Visual Cortex

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Extrastriate Visual Cortex

What is extrastriate visual cortex? The term “extrastriate” refers to all visually responsive cortex other than primary visual (striate) cortex, and does not receive strong direct projections from the lateral…

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Temporal Properties of Vision

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Temporal Properties of Vision

Our visual perception arises from the interpretation of light information, which varies in space, wavelength, and time. It is the latter of these attributes that is explored in this chapter….

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Development of Vision in Infancy

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Development of Vision in Infancy

The limited behavioral repertoire of the infant and the impossibility of instructing the test subject have made it necessary for vision scientists interested in human visual development to adapt the…

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Development of Retinogeniculate Projections

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Development of Retinogeniculate Projections

The dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of the thalamus (dLGN) is the gateway through which visual information is transmitted from the retina to the cortex; therefore, visual perception relies on the…

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Processing in the Primary Visual Cortex

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on Processing in the Primary Visual Cortex

Overview: The primary visual cortex constructs local image features The visual system provides a description of the location and identification of objects that have survival value to the species. This…

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The Visual Field

Jan 23, 2019 by in OPHTHALMOLOGY Comments Off on The Visual Field

Introduction Perimetry and visual field testing have been used as diagnostic procedures for evaluation of visual function for nearly 200 years, and a historical review of these techniques may be…

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