It is all about the eyes: amazing facts

They say that the eyes are windows to the soul. 
I like to think of them as the light of the body. If your eyes are closed, your entire body is plunged into darkness. Beyond that, the eyes work in a very complex and fascinating manner. 
Are you ready to discover the exciting facts about the eyes?
1. In a second, you blink your eyes about 5 times. It is the fastest muscle in the body.
2. If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels. 
3. You blink at least 4.2 million times a year.
4. Eyes begin to develop two weeks after conception and then remain the same size from birth, all through your lifetime.
5. Newborn babies do not produce tears until around 6 weeks old, even though they cry at birth.
6. The space between your eyes and your eyebrows is known as Glabella.
7. All babies are born colour-blind.
8. Your eyelashes have an average lifespan of 5 months.
9. People usually read 25% faster on paper than on screen.
10. You tend to blink faster when talking.
11. Eyes are one of the most complex organs in the body, coming second to the brain.
12. You can’t sneeze with your eyes wide open.
13. Nearly half of the human brain is dedicated to vision. 
14. Some people have a fear of eyes, known as ommatophobia.
15. Only a sixth of the human eyes are exposed.
With these incredible fun facts, we believe that you will be the life of the party wherever you go. Even if you are not going to flaunt your newfound knowledge, learning is always fun, isn’t it?

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