Notes from the bench

  • Imaging cells in a living human

    The first step towards probing vision on a cellular scale is to image photoreceptors with a camera.

    Eye doctors routinely use an imaging tool called an ophthalmoscope to peer at the back surface of a patient’s eye. Such examinations provide a lot of useful information for detecting and diagnosing disease. Unfortunately, the resolution of a standard ophthalmoscope is quite poor....