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Animal Eyes

Animal Eyes is a booklet designed to teach basic concepts of vision and explore the amazing eyes of the animal kingdom.  Come discover eyes that look like yours, and eyes that are wildly different.  Join scientists on their exciting quest to understand how animals actually see.

The original Animal Eyes® exhibit was organized by the Museum of Vision with generous support from the National Science Foundation and LensCrafters.

Animal Eyes includes sections on:

-  The Human Visual System
-  How the Human Eye Differs from Animal Eyes
-  Different Kinds of Eyes
-  Different Places on Different Faces
-  Multiple Eyes
-  Seeing in the Dark
-  Color Vision



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Animal Eyes

Dr. Ivan Shwab discusses the amazing world of animal eyes and how they relate to yours!

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American Academy of Ophthalmology