Eyes

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This book explores how the eyes see and how they help us function. It explains the structure of the eyes, describes the different illnesses and injuries that can affect our eyes - from conjunctivitis to blindness - and outlines ways we can keep our eyes healthy.
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Overview

This book explores how the eyes see and how they help us function. It explains the structure of the eyes, describes the different illnesses and injuries that can affect our eyes - from conjunctivitis to blindness - and outlines ways we can keep our eyes healthy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432934255
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 8/15/2009
  • Series: Body Focus Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,393,917
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Development of Sight 6

Eye Care 8

Eye Problems and Injuries 10

Looking at Eyes 12

Corneal Transplant 14

Light and Dark 16

Tears 18

Inside an Eye 20

How Do We See? 22

Nearsightedness 24

Farsightedness 26

Near and Far 28

Retina 30

Color Blindness 32

Eye Examinations 34

Using Both Eyes 36

Other Eye Diseases and Disorders 38

Blindness 40

Living with Blindness 42

What Can Go Wrong with My Eyes? 44

Find Out More 45

Glossary 46

Index 48

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