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STEM Cafe: For Your Eyes Only!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Eduardo's Restaurant 214 E Lincoln Highway, DeKalb

How do cataracts develop and what can be done to slow the process?

How do our eyes change with age?

How does the absorption of light affect the lens?

NIU professor, Dr. James Dillon, Director of the Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Studies, will lead a discussion of the human lens, how it changes with age, and what we can do to slow the progression of cataracts. He has conducted extensive research on the human lens, the retina, and eye disease.


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