Five Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

It’s obvious to see why the eyes are so important. However, there are still plenty of things about the eyes that you probably weren’t aware of:

In the Blink of An Eye: Blinks go bye fast – about a tenth of a second, to be exact.

Brain Power: Your vision is important – so important, in fact, that it requires the involvement of half your brain.

Avoidable Problems: It is believed that 80 percent of all vision problems worldwide are not only preventable, but may also be correctable with proper treatment.

Flexing Muscles: Care to guess the most active muscles in your body? The answer is the muscles that control the eyes.

Color Clash: Believe it or not, some people are born with two differently colored eyes, a rare condition known as heterochromia.

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