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11 Facts About Your Eyes That’ll Make You Want To Protect Them Forever

If eyes are the windows to the soul, then you better make sure those windows are well-kept! When it comes to fashionable eye protection, Transitions® Light Intelligent Lenses™ have you covered.

1. Your eyes can be affected by exposure to sunlight, just like your skin.

2. The average speed of a blink ranges from 0.1 to 0.4 seconds.

3. Because sharks have such similar cornea structures to those of humans, they can theoretically be used for corneal transplants on humans.

4. While carrots' beta-carotene levels may indeed benefit vision, it's certainly not the only food that could do your eyes some good.

5. Color blindness is more common in men.

6. An animal's pupils may offer insight into whether or not they tend to be active predators or prey.

7. The most pervasive source of blue light? That's going to be sunlight!

8. It's been reported that when people spot something attractive to them (for example, seeing someone they love), it can cause the pupils to dilate involuntarily.

9. Originally, all humans had brown eyes.

10. Microsaccades are quick, involuntary eye movements that can occur during an extended period of "visual fixation."

11. In the United States, basketball is the sport most commonly associated with eye injuries.

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