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4 Videos That Will Change The Way You See Your Eyes

August 1, 2013

These optical YouTube videos will give you a better glimpse into your vision.

There are many advantages that come with having strong, healthy eyesight. For instance, being able to see and gaze at the world around us, being able to form visual opinions and reactions to events taking place, and many other essential life skills! For those of us who are visual learners, our eyes also allow us to observe problems in a new way and learn about them from a visual approach. Hence why YouTube is so popular!

While you may be able to tell a funny story to a friend by talking, or listen to an educational lecture by hearing, wouldn’t you prefer to see these moments for yourself? For many people, the answer is yes, which is why there are millions of videos out there on the web which provide people with video instructions, tutorials, news shows and video courses to help people learn by watching.

Today we have collected some of our favorite fun and informative vision videos to share with our readers. These YouTube clips will hopefully give you a better glimpse into your vision and provide you with some valuable eye food at the same time!

1. “A Journey Through the Human Eye: How We See– BauschLomb1

This digitally designed video provides people with an intricate glimpse into the inner workings of the eyes, including the functions of the cornea and retina. This is a great video for a patient who is looking for a better understanding of how their eyes work and where their vision problem may lie, or for anyone else who is interested in the mechanics of our eyes!

2. “New Glasses Treat Color Blindness” – EyeCare2020

Did you know that an estimated 8% of males and less than 1% of females suffer from color blindness? According to Prevent Blindness America, this genetic condition is affecting the way that many people around the world view color. Luckily, a new lens manufacturer is creating a pair of glasses that work to correct this condition for millions. Watch our own Dr. Silverman (who is color blind) test them out!

3. “Eyeball Licking: Please Don’t” – SciShow

If our recent blog post on the topic of eyeball licking wasn’t enough to deter you from this dangerous, yet strange new trend, the scientific minds at SciShow are also sharing with their audience just how dangerous eyeball licking can be. While wearing eye patches may not sound like the most uncool fashion accessory (hooray for pirates!), you do not have to lick your eye into pink eye mode in order to do so. Trust us! Also be sure to check out their interesting video that debunks the great giant eyeball mystery.

4. “Fun Science: Light” – Charlieissocoollike

What is sight without a little bit of light also thrown in? As part of his ongoing Fun Science series on YouTube, Charlie McDonnell takes on the topic of light in this informative, quirky video. Learn all about what your eyes see when the lights turn on, as well facts about the speed of light and how it travels into our eyes for us to see!

Do you have any favorite YouTube related videos related to eye sight and vision that we may have missed? Be sure to leave them down in the comments below! Also be sure to check out the OCLI YouTube channel for more vision related videos in the future.

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