Humans can’t see ultraviolet light – but lots of other animals can.
There are more reliable tests of visual acuity.
Detecting and tracking motion is key to survival. The ability to extract auditory information from a noisy environment changes when your brain isn’t wired to rely on vision.
Our airspace has only started to become cluttered recently – many birds are struggling to navigate through it.
Your faithful companion sees the world differently than you do, but it’s a mistake to assume dogs only see black, white and shades of grey.
Scientists are learning amazing things about bees’ sensory perception and mental capabilities.
Each rainbow is personal – the rainbow you see isn’t exactly the same rainbow the next person sees. It’s all in the eye of the beholder.
Some parts of North America will witness a total solar eclipse in April 2024. This may seem far away, but you should think about preparing for this rare and fascinating phenomenon.
The risk of developing eye complications is high in young people with Type 2 diabetes, which is increasingly affecting children and adolescents, especially those who are more sedentary.
In winter, light in the northern latitudes is dim and very blue compared to summer light. Reindeer eyes have evolved to be better suited at seeing in this unique environment.
The impact of using electronic devices is critical during the first years of life, both visually and on the cognitive and social development of the child.
Eye drops might one day be a safe, non-invasive and less costly alternative to cataract surgery.
Why is it so difficult to swat a fly? A team of insect experts explains how a fly’s sophisticated vision allows it to quickly react to visual cues.
A device could be use to transmit a camera’s video feed into moving patterns of electrical stimulation on the surface of the tongue.
As people age, their eyes lose the ability to focus on close objects. A new eye drop treatment called Vuity can improve vision without the need for glasses, contacts or surgery.
A veterinary ophthalmologist explains what’s going on.
Experiment that creates altered states of consciousness sheds light on an old problem.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) lives up to its name: Its prevalence increases with age and it is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 years old.
By looking at the eye bones and ear canals of extinct dinosaurs, researchers show that a small ancient predator likely hunted at night and had senses as good as a modern barn owl.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in children spending more time on digital devices, which may have a long-term impact on their vision, including the risk of myopia.