The website “Information for Healthy Vision: Farsightedness” is very useful because it provides readers with an in-depth definition of the term. The website includes a diagram showing the viewer a simple example of farsightedness and further explains the concepts of what it is. The website also provides the reader with various subtitles expanding on the subject. Some of these subtitles consist of the signs and symptoms of farsightedness, how it is diagnosed, and how it is corrected. Therefore, this website makes the term “farsightedness” easy to understand for the reader by using an easy to comprehend diagram, and subtitles that help organize the information that makes the content easy to locate throughout the website to help the reader understand the concept of “farsightedness”.
National Eye Institute (NEI). (2018). Information for Healthy Vision: Farsightedness. Retrieved from https://nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/hyperopia
The website “Myopia (Nearsightedness)” is useful because it is very informative. It provides the reader with an easy-to-understand definition of the term right away at the beginning of the content. In addition, there is also a diagram simply depicting to the reader what exactly nearsightedness (myopia) is. Also, similar to the website on farsightedness, this website also provides the reader with subtitles to help organize the information. Such information includes how it occurs, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.
American Optometric Association. (2018). Myopia (Nearsightedness). Retrieved from https://www.aoa.org/patients-and-public/eye-and-vision-problems/glossary-of-eye-and-vision-conditions/myopia
The academic article “Eye Examination in Infants, Children, and Young Adults by Pediatricians” is relevant to gain more knowledge on the relativity to the importance of optics. The purpose of this article is to inform the reader on the importance of getting youths’ eyes checked in order to stop various kinds of conditions. The content in this article can relate back to the content in the websites previously mentioned. In addition, the article lists the various outcomes of a child’s health if they do not get an eye examination and vision assessment. Therefore, this article is relevant because it provides the reader with an explanation on the importance of healthy vision that the reader can relate to.
American Association of Certified Orthoptists, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus & American Academy of Ophthalmology. (2003). Eye Examination in Infants, Children, and Young Adults by Pediatricians. American Academy of Pediatrics, 111(4), p. 902-907.