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Postby opuntia » Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:57 pm

What's the use of eyelids and eyelahes for human beings?[i hope this question doesn't sound as foolish as i feel :lol: ]
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Postby MrMistery » Sat Jun 18, 2005 7:14 pm

Actually it is a very legitimate question.Eyelids serve the purpose of cleaning the eye and spread tears all over the eyeball+keeping the light out when we are asleep.Eyelashes make sure that sweat, blood, water etc don't come in contact with the eye(this protection has a limit).
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Postby adam00f » Sun Jun 19, 2005 5:59 am

also it cleans your eyes and keeps the moist
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Postby biostudent84 » Mon Jun 20, 2005 12:35 pm

The eyelashes give a little added protection of keeping foreign particles out of the eye.
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