The eye is the fastest muscle in your body – hence why when something happens quickly, we say ‘in the blink of an eye!’ 

Here are the important Facts About Your Eyes

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels.

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

You actually see with your brain, not your eyes. Our eyes function like a camera, capturing light and sending data back to the brain.

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

While a fingerprint has 40 unique characteristics, an iris has 256. This is why retina scans are increasingly being used for security purposes.

Our eyes have small blind spots where the optic nerve passes through the retina, and our brains use the information from the other eye to fill this gap.

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

When your eyes are watering it may be a sign of dry-eye, and your eyes are producing more moisture to compensate.

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

Owls cannot move their eyeballs – which has led to the distinctive way they turn their heads almost all the way around.

Blue-eyed people share a common ancestor with every other blue-eyed person in the world.

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

Here are the important Facts About Your Eye

The human eye only sees three colours: red, blue and green. All other colours are combination of these.