Curvilinear Camera – Much Like the Human Eye but with a Zoom

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Curvilinear Camera

The researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign have became highly successful in devising a eyeball camera. The curvilinear camera is a synthesis between human eye and 3.5x single-lens reflex (SLR) zoom lens – Higher zoom will be integrated in the future. Continue reading… “Curvilinear Camera – Much Like the Human Eye but with a Zoom”

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Top 10 Scariest Contact Lenses

Top 10 Scariest Contact Lenses

 Black Out Contact Lenses

The world of eyewear has been forever changed by the introduction of contact lenses, however, not all of them are practical or fashionable; some contact lenses are just downright disgusting, creepy, and especially scary. The top 10 contact lenses mentioned here are in no particular order, because I just can’t seem to decide which ones creep me out more!  (PICS)

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Overzealous Lawmakers Want To Ban Eyeball Tattoos

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Will eyeball tattoos really every become trendy?

A new form of body art has uppity Oklahoma lawmakers working to ban the practice before it moves to the state. It’s called eyeball tattooing. Even tattoo shops across the metro don’t know what would propel someone to do something like this, and they say it’s unneeded legislation. Lawmakers argue that it’s a public health issue.

Tattooing, it’s a form of body art that’s been around for centuries. But it’s only been legal in Oklahoma for a couple years. It could soon be illegal for people to tattoo the white part of the eye known as the sclera.
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Vision Could Be Improved By Injecting Semiconductor Specks Into Retinas

Vision Could Be Improved By Injecting Semiconductor Specks Into Retinas 

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The idea of creating a bionic eye to assist people with seriously impaired vision is definitely exciting. But installing a silicon chip into a human eyeball to assist the retinas has some drawbacks, the least of which being that the chip itself can block light from falling on areas of the retina that are healthy and still working properly. So Jeffrey Olsen at the University of Colorado Hospital has come up with a different approach.

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