7 Amazing Facts About Your Eyes

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June 27, 2015
  • Did you know your eye colour is controlled by the level of melanin in your iris?
  • If you have blue eyes, then you share a common ancestor with every other blue-eyed person in the world.
  • Your eyes contains 107 million cells which are sensitive to light.
  • Did you know that 20/20 vision just means your vision is “normal”?
  • If you wore glasses which flipped images upside down, your brain would correct your vision.
  • On average, you blink 17 times per minute, 14,280 times in a 14 hour day and 5.2 million times a year.
  • They say “in the blink of an eye” because it’s the fastest muscle in your body.

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