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AMAZING FACTS ABOUT YOUR EYES !
- Your eyes are composed of
more than 2 million working parts
- The average person blinks
12 times per minute – about 10,000 blinks in an average day
- Your eyes can process
36,000 bits of information every hour.
- Only 1/6th of your eyeball
is exposed to the outside world
- The external muscles that
move the eyes are the strongest muscles in the human body for the
job that they have to do. They are 100 times more powerful than they
need to be.
- Your eyelids and the
external muscles of your eyes need rest, the lubrication of your
eyes requires replenishment, but your eyes themselves never need
- Your eyelashes have an
average life span of 5 months.
- The eyeball of a human
weighs approximately 28 grams.
- The eye of a human can
distinguish 500 shades of the gray.
- People generally read 25%
slower from a computer screen than from paper.
- The reason why your nose
gets runny when you are crying is because the tears from the eyes
drain into the nose.
- It is impossible to sneeze
with your eyes open.
- Your eye will focus on
about 50 things per second.
- Your retina contains 120
million rods for “night vision”, and 8 million cones that are
color sensitive and work best under daylight conditions.
- Your Eyes contribute
towards 85% of your total knowledge.
- About half of our brain is
involved in the seeing process. Humans are very much visual animals.
- Under the right
conditions, the human eye can see the light of a candle at a
distance of 14 miles.