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50 Insane Facts About The Eye


Our eyes enable us to see the world in all its Technicolor glory and are the focus of many of our most commonly used idioms. From ‘the eyes are the windows to the soul’ to ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’, we’ve probably all said them at one time or another, but how much do we really know about the eyes?

For instance, do you know how much the average eye weighs or why pirates wear eye patches? Well, at Last Minute Lenses our fascination with the eyes doesn’t stop at contact lenses!

To show just how interesting the eyes are, we’ve compiled the 50 most insane facts about them and take it from us, there’s more to them than meets the eye!