The Human Eye: First - Let’s Take A Closer Look
Summary OF Eye Anatomy And FunctionThe Anterior Chamber is the fluid-filled space The Ciliary Muscle is a ring-shapedinside the eye between the iris and the muscle attached to the iris. It iscorneas innermost surface, the endothelium. important because contraction and relaxation of the ciliary muscle controlsThe Aqueous Humour is a jelly-like substance the shape of the lens.located in the anterior chamber of the eye. The Conjunctiva (plural = conjunctivas or conjunctivae) is a clear mucousThe Central Retinal Vein (retinal vein) is a membrane consisting of cells andshort vein that runs through the optic nerve underlying basement membrane thatand drains blood from the capillaries of the covers the sclera (white part of the eye)retina into the larger veins outside the eye. and lines the inside of the eyelids.The Central Retinal Artery (retinal artery) The Cornea is a strong clear bulge locatedbranches off the ophthalmic artery, running at the front of the eyeinferior to the optic nerve within its dural (where it replaces the sclera - that formssheath to the eyeball. the outside surface of the rest of the eye). The front surface of the adult cornea hasThe Choroid Layer is located behind the a radius of approximately 8mm.Theretina and absorbs unused radiation. cornea contributes to the image-forming process by refracting light entering the eye.
Eye Anatomy Definitions: P2The Fovea is a small depression The pigmented Layer Of retina or retinal(approx. 1.5 mm in diameter) in the Pigment Epithelium (RPE) is theretina. This is the part of the retina in pigmented cell layer just outside the neurosensory retina that nourishes retinalwhich high-resolution vision of fine visual cells, and is firmly attached to thedetail is possible. underlying choroid and overlying retinal visual cells.The Hyaloid diaphragm divides the The Lens of the eye is a flexible unit thataqueous humour from the vitreous consists of layers of tissue enclosed in ahumour. tough capsule. It is suspended from the ciliary muscles by the zonule fibers.The Iris is a diaphragm of variable size Macula A small central area of the retinawhose function is to adjust the size of that provides vision for fine work andthe pupil to regulate the amount of reading.light admitted into the eye. The iris is The Optic Nerve is the second cranial nervethe coloured part of the eye and is responsible for vision. Each nerve(illustrated in blue above but in nature contains approx. one million fibresmay be any of many shades of blue, transmitting information from the rod andgreen, brown, hazel, or grey). cone cells of the retina
Eye Anatomy Definitions: P3The optic disc or optic nerve head is the of small space directly posterior of the Irislocation where ganglion cell axons exit but anterior to the lens.the eye to form the optic nerve. There are The Pupil is the aperture through whichno light sensitive rods or cones to respond light - and hence the images we "see" andto a light stimulus at this point. This "perceive" - enters the eye. This is formedcauses a break in the visual field called by the iris. As the size of the iris increases"the blind spot" or the "physiological blind (or decreases) the size of the pupilspot". The optic nerve head in a normal decreases (or increases) correspondingly.human eye carries from 1 to 1.2 millionneurons from the eye towards the brain. The Retina may be described as the "screen" on which an image is formed byThe Papilla is also known as the "blind light that has passed into the eye via thespot" and is located at the position from cornea, aqueous humour, pupil, lens, thenwhich the optic nerve leaves the retina. the hyaloid and finally the vitreousThe posterior chamber is a narrow chink humour before reaching the retina.behind the peripheral part of the iris of The Sclera is a tough white sheath aroundthe lens, and in front of the suspensory the outside of the eye-ball. This is the partligament of the lens and the ciliary of the eye that is referred to by theprocesses the Posterior Chamber consists colloquial terms "white of the eye".
Eye Anatomy Definitions: P4The Visual Axis (simple definition) is astraight line that passes through both thecentre of the pupil and the centre of the Nfovea". However, there is also a stricterdefinition (in terms of nodal points) whichis important for specialists in optics andrelated subjects.The Vitreous Humour (also known as the“Vitreous Body") is a jelly-like substance.The Zinn’s Zonules (or "zonule fibers")attach the lens to the ciliary muscles.
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Combine Mila With YourChoice Of Vision NutritionProduct/sOur #1 choice for multivitamin, is one that contains lutein andzeaxanthin , which is called “Eye Support “ by Dr. Mercola.Dr. Mercola’s krill oil also gets the nod for best source ofomega 3 oil.
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Vegetables For Better Vision 1. Green Leafy Vegetables Dark leafy green vegetables like kale, spinach, and broccoli are rich in the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. They are shown in studies to support eye health. Lutein is a powerful antioxidant used by your eyes to absorb blue light. It is found in high concentrations in your macula, the tiny central part of your retina responsible for straight-ahead and detailed vision. It is also found in the macular pigment, which helps protect your central vision. Studies show that people who ate foods high in lutein and zeaxanthin reduced their risk of macular degeneration. Those already suffering from the condition experienced significant improvements.
Fruits For Vision Improvement 2. Bilberry and Black Currant Bilberries and black currant are rich in anthocyanins that are found in the aqueous humor, the thick watery substance filling the space between your lens and cornea. The aqueous humor maintains the intraocular pressure, provides nutrition for other ocular tissues, and helps transport antioxidants. Anthocyanins in bilberries help protect and stimulate rhodopsin, the purple pigment that helps your eyes adapt to light and darkness and is important for night vision. Black currant anthocyanins, on the other hand, help improve visual acuity. 3. Avacado According to a study from University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), avocados have nearly twice as much vitamin E as previously reported, making avocados the highest fruit source of the powerful antioxidant, reports BW HealthWire.. The research also showed that avocados are the highest fruit source of lutein among the 20 most frequently consumed fruits. Lutein is a carotenoid, which helps protect against eye Avocado Recipes?? Click the image disease such as cataracts and macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the elderly.
Seafood For Better Vision 3. Krill, Salmon and Shellfish krill, Salmon, crab, lobster, and other shellfish contain asthaxanthin, the carotenoid that gives them their pink and reddish colors. Astaxanthin closely resembles lutein and zeaxanthin. • It helps to maintain the appropriate eye pressure levels • Protect your retina from oxidation caused by light • Support your eyes’ energy levels • Support visual acuity It might not always be possible or practical to obtain fresh seafood. Click the images to get quality canned alternatives.
Step 3: Exercise (weeks 2-3) Combine step 1 and step 2 with exercise! Step 1: (1 week) cleanse. Step 2:(week 2), replenish with mila and your choice of multivitamin and/or eye supplement while doing mild to moderate exercises of your choosing (about 3 times a week). Note: also take oxy powder for two see recommended walking shoes! click the images above days at the beginning of weeks two, and three . You may continue to eat your favorite foods but include helpings of any two of the folowing foods. Krill or salmon, kale, or spinach, bilberry or black currant. I.e. krill/kale, salmon/spinach etc. (a seafood with a vegetable or fruit.)Master freestyle swimming! Click the image above for DVD
Step 4: Break – Taper Off (week 4) Give your body a break from everything i.e all cleansers, supplements, and any/all multivitamins. Partake freely of the recommended seafood, fruits and vegetables and others of your choosing. Get plenty of rest and do some relaxation exercises or things that help you to relax.
Step 5: Begin Again (week 5) Start this process again from week two. Continue this cycle for 4 months. After 4 months, start again at week 1. The objective is to do a two day cleansing at the beginning of every week - and a full week cleansing every four months while incorporating mild to moderate exercise and the recommended foods and supplements.
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