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Our Eyes: How we see and what is the best option for vision correction?

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1.  Your teacher will put you into a team of 5 people. Each member has strengths and weaknesses.  Get to know each other and how each of you can help the group.

2. Each of you will be responsible for doing research. In addition, each of you will have a special job: Researcher, Recorder, Presenter, Editor.

3.  Remember the anchor and driving question?  In this scenario you are nearsighted, and you have three choices to correct your vision.  You can either wear glasses, contact lenses, or under go laser eye surgery. Using the internet, look into these possibilities, discuss them with your group and answer them together on the worksheet provided below. 

(A)  What are concave lens (normal glasses),contact lens, and laser surgery?

(B) What is the cost of each choice?

(C) What are the advantages and disadvantages of each choice?

(D) How long does each type last?


Use these links to help you in answering the driving question

 Eyeglasses

1. What are glasses?

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/refrn/u14l5a.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glasses

 http://www.amazon.com/class/refrn/u14l5a.cfm

Contact Lens

1.       What are contact lenses?

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contact_lens

       http://www.contactlensdoctor.com/

       http://www.emedicinehealth.com/contact_lenses/article_em.htm

2.       What are the cost of contact lenses?

        http://health.whatitcosts.com/contact-lenses.htm

        http://vision.about.com/od/contactlenses/f/Contacts_Cost.htm

        http://www.allaboutvision.com/contacts/faq/contact-cost.htm

3.       What are the benefits and risks of contact lens?

        http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?58245-Contact-lenses-their-benefits-and-risks

        http://voices.yahoo.com/risks-benefits-wearing-contact-lenses-4981340.html

       http://www.news-medical.net/news/2009/05/06/49240.aspx

4. Eye care and vision problems.  How do bifocal soft contact lenses work?

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jHedMh4FLw

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDeS0Z5Zytk

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFzSppvSgtU

Laser Eye Surgery

1.      What is laser eye surgery?

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_surgery

      http://www.eye-laser-surgery-info.com/eye-laser-surgery/eye-laser-surgery.php

      http://www.trustyguides.com/laser-eye-surgery.html

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x4YZO4itDY

2.      What is the cost of laser eye surgery?

       http://www.trustyguides.com/laser-eye-surgery4.html

       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBvZbfWRnTw 

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38fnrlQXbrg&feature=

3.      What are the benefits and risks of laser eye surgery?

       http://www.trustyguides.com/laser-eye-surgery2.html

      http://www.eyehelp.co.uk/theprosconslasereyesurgery.html

      http://www.buzzle.com/articles/laser-eye-surgery-risks-and-benefits.html

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDgZZhARLsQ

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1re0x0Harj4

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRzqswMtyNk&feature=relmfu

4.      Is laser eye surgery right for me?

      http://www.trustyguides.com/laser-eye-surgery3.html

       http://www.besthealthmag.ca/get-healthy/health/is-laser-eye-surgery-right-for-you

       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkRJAcA9Rfg

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