Sara Nøland
The Eye
The Body's Amazing Camera

The eyes are the body’s unique camera, livestreaming every waking hour to the brain. How in the world do these moist organs, decorated with irises of varying colours, manage this incredible task—that is, seeing? Sight is a bit like love: you don’t know you love it until it’s gone. In reading this book, you will come to realise that the function of the eye plays a key role in our lives. Many people live good lives without sight, but what can be prevented should be prevented.

In this book, medical student and researcher Sara T. Nøland describes how vision works in a simple, entertaining and fascinating way, injecting fun facts, the latest and most cutting-edge research, and specific tips and tricks.

Sara Nøland

Sara T. Nøland (b. 1996) is a medical student at the University of Oslo. She also worked in research for the start of a PhD, during which time she researched dry eyes. Sara has worked as a companion at the Norwegian Association of the Blind and Partially Sighted’s summer camp for children and young people for several years.

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Edited February 09, 2022 by Cappelen Damm Agency