Licchavi Lyceum


Licchavi Lyceum


Human Eye and Image Formation:

The human eye is an optical instrument that is responsible for detecting light and transmitting visual information to the brain. Light enters the eye through the cornea, a clear outer layer that helps to focus the incoming light. The light then passes through the pupil, which is adjustable in size to control the amount of light entering the eye.

The light then reaches the lens, which further focuses the light onto the retina, located at the back of the eye. The retina contains photoreceptor cells called rods and cones, which convert the light into electrical signals. These signals are then transmitted to the brain through the optic nerve, where they are interpreted as an image.

Defects of Vision:

There are several common defects of vision that can affect the way that the eye forms an image. These include:

  • Myopia (nearsightedness): When an individual has trouble seeing distant objects clearly, but can see nearby objects clearly. This is caused by the eye being too long, or the cornea and lens being too curved.
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness): When an individual has trouble seeing nearby objects clearly, but can see distant objects clearly. This is caused by the eye being too short, or the cornea and lens being too flat.
  • Astigmatism: When an individual has distorted vision due to an irregularly shaped cornea or lens.
  • Presbyopia: When an individual has trouble focusing on nearby objects due to aging and a loss of elasticity in the lens.

The Colorful World:

The world is full of color, and color is an important aspect of how we perceive the world around us. Color is created by the way that light interacts with the objects that we see. Light is made up of different wavelengths, and each wavelength corresponds to a different color in the visible spectrum. When light strikes an object, some of the light is absorbed, while some of it is reflected back to our eyes, creating the color that we perceive.

Complementary Colors:

Complementary colors are pairs of colors that are located opposite each other on the color wheel. When these colors are combined, they produce a neutral gray or white. For example, red and green are complementary colors, as are blue and orange. Complementary colors can be used in art and design to create visual interest and balance.