1. If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels.
  2. The only organ more complex than the eye is the brain.
  3. About half of the human brain is dedicated to vision and seeing.
  4. Your eyes focus on 50 different objects every second.
  5. Your eyes can distinguish approximately 10 million different colours.
  6. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  7. Ommatophobia is a fear of the eyes.
  8. 80 percent of all learning comes through the eyes.
  9. Your iris has 256 unique characteristics; your fingerprint has just 40.
  10. Heterochromia is the medical term for having two different coloured eyes.
  11. Your eyes are comprised of rods and cones. Rods allow you to see shapes, while cones are responsible for detecting and deciphering colours.
  12. The average person blinks 12 times a minute.
  13. You are likely to blink more often when you are talking.
  14. When you read or stare at a computer, you blink less often resulting in tired eyes.
  15. People generally read 25% slower on screen than on paper
  16. The shark cornea is nearly identical to the human cornea, and has even been used in human eye surgery!
  17. Your eye is the fastest contracting muscle in the body, contracting in less than 1/100th of a second.
  18. During an eye test, health conditions including diabetes and high blood pressure can be detected.
  19. Although our nose and ears keep growing throughout our lives, our eyes remain the same size from birth.
  20. Blind people can see their dreams as long as they weren’t born blind.