Understanding the Functions of the Eye
For an organ that’s only about an inch in diameter, the eye is incredibly complex. Many intricate parts work together to allow us to see the images that surround us every day.
The process of vision always begins with light. The eye collects light from the surrounding environment, regulates its intensity, focuses it through lenses to form an image, converts the image into a set of electrical signals, and transmits these signals to the brain through complex neural pathways.1