14 Amazing Facts About the Human Eye
Interesting Facts About the Human Eye
Our eyes are something we rely on consistently. So much so that it’s easy to take all their hard work for granted.
Here Are 14 Amazing Facts About the Human Eye:
(Fun Facts About the Eyes)
1.) An average person blinks 12 times per minute – about 10,000 blinks each day!
2.) Human eyes are composed of more than 2 million working parts.
3.) Our human eye is 576 mega pixels!
4.) Corneas are the only tissues that don’t require blood.
5.) Human eyes can process 36,000 bits of information every hour.
6.) The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams.
7.) Color blindness is 10 times more common in males than females.
8.) It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
9.) Blinking happens quickly in about 1/10th of a second.
10.) Some people are born with two differently colored eyes. This condition is called heterochromia.
11.) The recessive gene for blue or green eyes can be passed down by people with brown eyes and suddenly appear after many generations of brown eyes.
12.) The eyes start to develop 2 weeks after conception.
13.) Eyeballs stay the same size from birth on.
14.) It is a myth that women blink twice as much as men, however for unknown reasons, women using oral contraceptives blink 32 percent more.
**Bonus Facts About Eyes: The eyes need lots of Vitamin C to function properly and most people do not get enough of this critical vitamin. Lutein is also great for the eyes.