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Eye Can’t Believe It’s Fact!

Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Eyes

The eye is one of the most complex organs we have. This sensory organ works in conjunction with the brain to decipher and perceive the beautiful world around us. Although our sight is often associated with our eyes, it’s really our brains that we see with. Although it is a major misconception, it is a pretty common one. Check below for more interesting facts!

The pupil of your eye expands as much as forty-five percent when you look at someone you love

Stare deeply into your significant other’s eyes and observe if their pupils dilate; are they giving you the look of love?

 

All babies are born colorblind

Grandma Loretta’s bright neon blouse won’t blind your newborn baby as she holds and snuggles him close. Babies are colorblind until they’re about one week old.

People say “in the blink of an eye” because it’s the fastest muscle in the body

This one’s self-explanatory.

 

Mayans believed that being cross-eyed was attractive

Back in the day, Mayans would dangle objects in front of their babies to cause permanent crossing of the eye. Beauty is in the crossed-eye of the beholder.

The colossal squid has the largest eyes on the planet

It’s safe to say this all-seeing-squid is geyegantic.

Post by Jessica Lundgren & Shazeen Ali, OD of Ranch Road Vision Source in Austin, TX.