You can think of your eye lashes as being an extension of your eyes and they are extremely important to us not only for improving our appearance. People’s eye lashes vary in length greatly and men are just as likely as women to have long curly eye lashes and that is without having to enhance them! The main function of our eye lashes is to provide protection to our eyes from the environment. They are extremely sensitive to touch and till trigger the eye to close (reflex) if they detect anything coming towards them.
This article was provided by our guest Optometrist Tim, who specialises in all things related to eyes and vision. Tim also writes for his own website TreatmentSaver.com which provides detailed information on laser eye surgery including a laser eye surgery forum and laser eye surgery guides.