Eyes are the window to the soul. Eyes are one by which we see the beautiful and colorful world. But how much you know about your eyes? These Facts about eyes will sharpen your knowledge.
Incredible Facts About Eyes
1. The pupil of your eye expands as much as 45% when you look at someone you love.
2. Human corneas are so similar to shark corneas that they have been used as a replacement in human eye surgery.
3. Each eye contains 107 million cells, and all of them are light sensitive.
4. One in every 12 males is colour blind.
5. The human eye only sees three colours: red, blue and green. All other colours are combinations of these.
6. Your eyes are about 2.5 cm across and weight about 8 grammes.
7. Only one sixth of the human eyeball is exposed.
8. In an average lifetime, eyes see 24 million different images.
9. People say ’in the blink of an eye’ because it’s the fastest muscle in the body. A blink usually lasts 100 to 150 milliseconds, and it’s possible to blink five times in a second.
10. The eyes on average blink 17 times per minute, 14,280 times per day, and 5.2 million times per year.
11. Eyes can process about 36,000 bits of information each hour.
12. Your eye will focus on about 50 things per second.
13. Out of all the muscles in your body, the muscles that control your eyes are the most active.
14. Each eyelash has a lifespan of approximately 5 months.
15. The human eye can only make smooth motions if it’s actually tracking a moving object.
16. All babies are colour blind when they are born.
17. While it takes some time for most parts of your body to warm up to their full potential, your eyes are always active, 24/7.
18. The eye’s lens is quicker than any camera’s.
19. You see with your brain, not with your eyes.
20. Your eyes started to develop only two weeks after you were conceived.
21. Blind people, as long as they weren’t born blind, can see their dreams.
22. Eyes use about 65% of your brainpower, more than any other part of the body.
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