Do you understand how winter weather creates hazards for the eyes? “Winter enthusiasts look forward to this time of year,” explains Carlo J. DiMarco, DO, an osteopathic ophthalmologist practicing in Erie, Pa. “They spend their days happily racing down the slopes, but they do not realize the amount of time they are exposed to intense reflected sunlight.”
http://www.interactive-biology.com - In this episode, I go through the process of how rods and cones respond to light. I use Rods as an example and show how Rhodopsin, Transducin and Phosphodiesterase are involved in the process. Enjoy
Random Fact: The Human eye detects sound. University research studies show that mild and incidental noises cause the pupils of the eyes to dilate. It is believed that this why surgeons, watchmakers and others who perform delicate manual operations are so bothered by uninvited noise: the sounds cause their pupils to change focus and blur their vision.