Brain changes through loosing an eye

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Does losing an eye change your brain? In a paper published in “Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS)”, Doety Prins and co-authors report that it does. Importantly, it results in degeneration that is specific to brain regions involved in depth perception, a perceptual ability that is lost when one loses an eye. This finding indicates that previously found damage to the visual pathway and brain such as is associated with various eye diseases may indeed occur because parts of it are no longer used (“use it or loose it”) and does not require propagation of degenerative processes, such as is often postulated.

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