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Lec13 - 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 13 Visual System I. (Readings - Chapter 8 thru page 106) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Elementary optics and the 'lens makers formula'. 2. Optics of the eye. 3. The pupil and depth of field. 4. Errors of refraction and their correction. 5. Astigmatism and its correction. 6. Visual acuity. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Draw ray diagrams of light beams traversing the normal eye. 2.
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Unformatted text preview: Draw ray diagrams of light beams traversing the abnormal eye. 3. Understand how visual defects are corrected. III. Sample Problems: 1. What is the focal length in diopters of a lens with a focal length of 100 mm? 2. Would a person with an overly convex cornea be myopic or hyperopic? 3. What kind of lens is needed to correct astigmatism? 4. How is the cornea resculptured during LASIX surgery to correct myopia? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec13-07.htm8/15/2007 10:16:58 AM...
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