MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: What are the lenses of our eyes made of?

Date: Sun Jun 29 10:20:30 1997
Posted by Michelle Fullwood
Grade level: 10-12
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Country: Singapore
Area of science: Biochemistry
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I read somewhere that the lenses of our eyes are crystalline substances, but I read in the archives that our lenses are made of actual cells. Which one's correct? Another question: What is the refractive index of the lenses of our eyes?

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