Eye function

Eyesight and eye care basics

Read more about the basics of eyes and eyesight, how to take good care of your eyes and how to improve your visual skills.

How your eyes deceive you

You think she is looking at you from across the room? But then when you speak to her, you think it must all have been in your mind. It may not be in your mind, but in your eyes.

Secrets of the eyes

Think of the mesmerising effect of watching flames in a hearth or the waves of the ocean as they crash to the shore. There's a lot more to vision than meets the eye.

An inside look at the eye

Ever wondered how some people can be short-sighted and long-sighted at the same time? Well one has to do with the lens, and one has to do with the cornea.

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