- All need to wear glasses at some point:
Approximately 99% of the population begins to use reading glasses between 40 and 50. This is because slowly, as the years pass, the eye loses its ability to focus. This is called presbyopia.
- Eye lens is faster than any camera:
One need only take a look around the room to think how many different distances focuses our view at one time. We do daily and even lost on us, the fact is that, the lens in our eye changes focus every moment without being able to realize this. The lens of a camera needs at least a few seconds to capture your target and focus, otherwise everything would be completely blurred.
- The eyes reach adulthood at age 7:
At the age of 7 years and our eyes are fully developed and are physiologically “adult eyes”. That is why it is extremely important to detect any abnormalities in our vision before this age. A proper diagnosis can give a greater chance of responding to treatment.
- A person blinks more than 15,000 times each day The flashing is an extremely important function of the eye, keeps them fresh oxygen feeding also helps keep the eye surface clean. You can think of the function of blinking as similar to that windshield wipers do on the car, clean and remove all of the moon to enable you to see clearly.
- Cataracts come over the years:
Cataracts are a normal consequence of the simple fact of becoming old. It is a natural change as acquiring gray or graying hair. The average age in which there are more than 80 years. Cataracts cloud the lens of the eye gradually and take about ten years to develop.
- An eye exam check diabetes:
People who suffer from type 2 diabetes (the type that develops late) and often are asymptomatic, are frequently discovered through eye examinations, related to bleeding tiny blood vessels located behind the eye. Therefore, it is advisable to get checked regularly.
- Man sees with the brain and not with the eyes:
The function of the eye is to collect all the information of the object you are viewing. Then this information is transmitted from the eye to the brain via the optic nerve. After arrival to the brain (the visual cortex), this information is analyzed to allow you to ‘see’ the object in its finished form.
- The eyes can adapt to blind spots in your vision:
Certain eye conditions such as glaucoma or a stroke, among other conditions, can lead to develop blind spots in your vision. And this would be highly draining it not that the brain has the ability to adapt their eyes to these new situations, eliminating the blind spot of the affected eye and letting the good eye to behave normally.
- 20:20 is not the best view you can have:
When people hear the phrase 20:20 vision far, assume that it is the best possible vision. However this is not true, 20:20 refers to what the average adult should be able to see.
- The eyes are self-regulating, they get wet when they feel dry:
Strangely enough it is true. Our eyes are composed of three different components, water, mucus, and fat. When these three components are not exactly in the right quantities, your eyes may be getting dry as a result. However, the brain is faster and responds to this dryness by producing extra fluid, producing spontaneous watering sight.