Author Archives: Doni Tavel

Normal Vision?

Thursday afternoon in my Astronomy course, I sat with a friend of mine who happens to be color blind. Now, if you know anything about astronomy you’ll probably note that it has a lot to do with the visible light … Continue reading

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All Nighters & Your Eyes

If you’re ever in my situation and you find yourself having to stay up all night reading a 20 pound text book about Business Law while simultaneously taking notes on the computer screen - you may also find yourself wondering why the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Removing Contacts when you Sleep

Fall classes officially start tomorrow here in Bloomington! Summer has finally come to a close. Settling in this week has consisted of shoving tons of clothes in to a tiny closet, readjusting to shared bathrooms, and getting to know all … Continue reading

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Astigmatism Explained

Astigmatism is a very common eye problem in people of all ages. It is not an eye disease, but a refractive error (an error in the focusing of light). The refractive error of Astigmatism is related to the shape and … Continue reading

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The Difference between Sight & Vision

It seems that people use the words “eyesight” and “vision” quite often to mean the same thing. However, did you know that you can have perfect eyesight but still have vision problems? Eye sight is tested through one’s ability to see images … Continue reading

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