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Where does refraction occur in the human eye?

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Where does refraction occur in the human eye?

The Eye:

The eye is the organ that allows us to see. This sensory organ has many parts that all allow us to see in different amounts of light and allow us to see different colors. All these messages from the outside world are received and translated by the eye and its parts and sent to the brain so we can interpret what we see.

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The cornea and lens bend incoming light rays and focus them on the retina, this is the process of refraction.

The cornea is the transparent part of...

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