We register up to 80% of our impressions through our eyesight.1 When asked “which sense would you absolutely not want to miss?”, most people answer sight.
How exactly do your eyes work and how can you take good care of them? What is the difference between nearsightedness and farsightedness? How do dry eyes develop? And how do you wear contact lenses safely? Answers to these questions and more can be found on this page.
How does the eye work?
Our eyes pick up signals from the environment and transmit them to our brain through the optic nerve. There, the signals from both eyes are converted into perceptions; in other words, into vision.