What is Eye

Eyes are our window to the world. It enables us to view the bounties of nature and beauties of life. The ability to see is an amazing process made possible by the parts of the eye working in conjunction with one another and with the brain.

The total mechanism of eye works like a Camera. Light enters the eye through the transparent cornea gets refracted and then passes through the pupil to reach the lens. Lens refracts the image and reaches the back layer of the eye, The Retina, which translates light impulses to electrical impulses and transmits through the optic nerve to the brain.

Facts of Eye

  • In a normal life span, eyes will bring almost 24 million images of the world around you.
  • Eyes utilize 65% of all the pathways to the brain.
  • Eyes can process 36000 bits of information every hour.
  • 30% of sensory input to the brain comes through eyes