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Human eye

The human eye is an organ which reacts to light and pressure. As a sense organ, the mammalian eye allows vision. Human eyes help provide a three dimensional, moving image, normally coloured in daylight. Rod and cone cells in the retina allow conscious light perception and vision including color differentiation and the perception of depth. The human eye can differentiate between about 10 million colors and is possibly capable of detecting a single photon.

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Extreme Close Up of a Human Eye

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No need for colored contacts anymore, we have graduated to change our eye pigment permanently through surgery. View how they do it! Video may be too graphic for some. I probably wouldn't get this done on myself.

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