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Fun Facts About EYES

How well do you know your eyes? How many questions are you able to answer?

  1. Who invented bifocal lenses? __________________________
  2. Which is bigger, ostrich’s eyes or its brain? __________________________
  3. What percentage of what we learn is through our eyes? __________________________
  4. Does our blink rate decrease when we use a digital device? By how much? __________________________
  5. What organism has the largest eyes in the world? __________________________
  6. What causes the “red eye” effect in photos? __________________________
  7. What is the life span of each of our eyelashes? __________________________
  8. At what age do most the people start needing reading glasses? __________________________
  9. Is it possible for your eyes to get sunburned? __________________________
  10. How long does it take for the mild corneal abrasion to heal? __________________________
  11. At what age does color vision fully develop in babies? __________________________
  12. What percentage of vision problems worldwide is preventable? __________________________
  13. Does everyone develop cataracts?             __________________________
  14. What organism has cornea that is similar to human cornea? __________________________
  15. T or F   Reading in dim light is harmful to the eyes? __________________________
  16. How much of our memory is determined by what we see?             __________________________
  17. What is the only tissue in the body that does not have blood vessels? __________________________
  18. What is the number one cause of blindness in the United States? __________________________
  19. What sport is the leading cause of eye injuries in people ages 15-24? __________________________
  20. What sport is the leading cause of eye injuries in children 14 & younger? __________________________