Eyes

By: Amy Tovar and Janice Padron

Facts

  • Seeing is such a big part of everyday life that it requires about half of the brain
  • new borns don't produce tears, until their 4-3 weeks old
  • Some people are born with two different colored eyes and its a condition called heterochromia
  • The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors
  • Some women can have a genetic mutation that can cause them to see millions of more colors
  • About 99% of the population has to wear reading glasses at the age of 43 or 50 because your are starting to loose focus
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses more than 19 hours because it can cause permanent eye damage
  • Don't sleep with contacts cause they can go under your eye or and can rip a vein if glass contacts
  • Before going to sleep add 2 cucumbers to your eyes to prevent puffiness
  • Diabetes often detected during an eye exam
  • Cold or warm compress can help with pink eye
  • As you get older your eye sight weakens and it will start going grey
How to put on and take off contact lenses: ACUVUE® Brand

5 good products to take care of your eyes

  1. The most frequent eye infection is conjunctivitis which is also known as pink eye, a good product for this eye infection is eye drops.
  2. Glasses are good for your eyes if you can't see very well.
  3. Contacts are the same thing as glasses the only thing that are different from them is that you can't tell if you have contacts and it helps you see better.
  4. Glass contacts help people that have Astigmatism, so it can shape your eye correctly.
  5. Have a container for both Glasses and contacts s they can be kept nice and new.
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Careers



  1. Optometrist
  2. Ophthalmologists
  3. Orthoptist
  4. Opticians
  5. Opthalmologist

Eye Problems

  • Astigmatism is a condition when your eye becomes oval-shaped (like a football) instead of round, causing distortion when the eye tries to focus.
  • Dry Eye Syndrome causes your eyes to sting, tear burn, or feel scratchy.

If you have any problems like these with your eyes go to an optometrist/eye doctor for your own safety so it doesn't go to drastic measures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!