SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT YOUR EYES

August 30, 2018 by eyecare0
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We depend on our eyes so much but how much do you truly know about your eyeballs? Here are some interesting facts about all things related to your eyes.

  • 1Although newborns cry, their tear ducts don’t start working until they are 4-13 weeks old. So much for being a cry baby.
  • 2According to the Huffington Post, the average person blinks between 15 to 20 times a minute. That’s up to 1,200 times per hour and a whopping 28,800 times in a day.
  • 3Although issues with vision are scary, most issues are curable or completely avoidable.
  • 4Heterochromia iridum is not an exotic name but a difference in the coloration of the iris and sometimes of the hair or skin.
  • 5It is said that looking into someone’s eyes are the windows to the soul. Where that expression originates from, no one really knows.
  • 6According to multiple sources (including Wikipedia), the first pair of eye glasses were crafted in Italy at about 1286.
  • 7The inventor of bifocals was none other than Benjamin Franklin, who suffered from both myopia (nearsightedness) and presbyopia.
  • 8People who wear non-prescription eye frames are called hipsters.
  • 9According to CBS, more than 6 in 10 people wear glasses or contact lenses.
  • 10A real blink of an eye takes 300 to 400 milliseconds. Since there are 1000 milliseconds in each second, a blink of an eye takes around 1/3 of a second.

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