Around the pupil is a colored muscle called the “iris”. Our eyes may be BLUE, BROWN, GREEN, GRAY OR BLACK, because that is the color of the iris.
Just behind the pupil is a lens. It is round and flat. It is thicker toward the middle.
The most common injury caused by cosmetics is to the eye by a mascara wand.
Some people start to sneeze if they are exposed to sunlight or have a light shined into their eye.
Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
Men are generally able to read fine print better than women can.
Research has indicated that a tie that is on too tight can increase the risk of glaucoma in men.
The number one cause of blindness in adults in the United States is diabetes.
Our eyes are very important to us, and we must protect them. We don’t want dirt, sand, splinters or even fingers to get in our eyes. We don’t want our eyes to get scratched or poked. That could damage our sight!
Blinking helps to wash tears over our eyeballs. That keeps them clean and moist. Also, if something is about to hit our eye, we will blink automatically.