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  1. Happy Holidays, 2013 From Webvision

    Happy Holidays from Webvision.  We wish you a happy, healthy and productive holiday season and New Year. Gabe Luna from Steve Fisher and Geoff Lewis’s retinal cell biology group at UC Santa Barbara Neuroscience Research Institute provided this festive laser confocal image of a wholemount from a normal retina with dye-filled retinal astrocytes using Lucifer Yellow (green) and Alexa Fluor 568 (red) […]

    Dec 24, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  2. Color Blindness: What Does It Look Like?

    One of the common questions people have is what it means to be colorblind since that is one of the common visual deficit manifestations that they can relate to.  Color blindness (pretty good article on Wikipedia there) is very common and just about everyone knows someone who does not see the world quite like they do because […]

    Dec 23, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  3. The Evolution of Disease

    We have another beautiful image (larger size image here) from Gabe Luna in Steve Fisher’s and Geoff Lewis‘ group.  This image representing the evolution of disease post retinal detachment, earned Honorable Mention in the 2013 Olympus Bioscapes International Digital Imaging Competition. The image is a 60x image using laser scanning confocal image of the murine retinal nerve […]

    Dec 13, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  4. Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

    We had a recent case of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy here at the Moran Eye Center, imaged here as an ICG angiogram (large image here).  Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy is an uncommon disorder of the choroidal circulation summarized in the Ciardella et. al. paper Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy. “The primary abnormality involves the choroidal circulation, and the characteristic lesion is […]

    Dec 12, 2013 — Read more No Comments
  5. Seminar: Hope Shi, Die Fledermaus: Regarding Retinal Light Adaptation, Chicks Are Mice with Wings

    Hope Shi will be delivering a seminar, Die Fledermaus: Regarding Retinal Light Adaptation, Chicks Are Mice with Wings on December 12th at 1:00pm in  the John A. Moran Eye Center auditorium. Abstract: Through adaptation, animals can function visually under an enormous range of light intensities. Adaptation to changes in light intensity takes place early, in the retina. One role […]

    Dec 11, 2013 — Read more No Comments