The following were taken from the magazine “Profitable Practice” (fall 2014):
While it takes some time for most parts of your body to warm up to their full potential, your eyes are on their “A game” 24/7.
Eyes heal quickly. With proper care, it only takes about 48 hours for the eye to repair a corneal scratch.
Seeing is such a big part of everyday life that it requires about half of the brain to get involved.
Doctors have yet to find a way to transplant an eyeball. The optic nerve that connects the eye to the brain is too sensitive to reconstruct successfully.