It’s easy to take your eyes for granted when they’re in good condition; but as soon as you are unfortunate to experience problems with your vision such as cataracts, glaucoma, or having to wear glasses you’ll begin to fully appreciate what an amazing job your eyes do. They may just be two small orbs that sit in your head, but your eyes work incredibly hard to provide you with an abundance of information about the world around you.
Considering the amazing job that your eyes do, have you ever stopped to think about how much you actually know about your eyes? For example, did you know during your lifetime your eyes will see approximately 24 million different images? Or were you aware that everyone who has blue eyes shares a common ancestor?
Paul Gill Opticians have put together this handy infographic which details 18 eye-opening stats and facts that you might not know about your eyes, as well as some great tips to help you look after your eyesight for years to come.