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The eye

Sight, or vision, is the capability of the eyes to detect and focus visible light onto photoreceptors in the retina of each eye; and for the information obtained to be transmitted to the brain where it is translated into images.

A diagram showing the structure of the human eye, annotating the main features

Illustrated above are all the parts of the eye you will need to know. We look at them in more detail on the following pages.

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