What is the function of eyebrows?
To protect the eye by preventing perspiration (which can irritate the eye) from running down the forhead and into the eye
Help shade the eye against direct sunlight
What are ciliary glands?
Modified sweat glands that open into the follicles of the eyelashes to keep the eyelashes lubricated
What is a sty?
When a ciliary gland becomes inflammed
How many rows of eyelashes are there?
2-3 rows, attached to the free edge of the eyelids
What is conjunctivitis?
An inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by an infection or other irritation
What is pinkeye?
An example of conjunctivitis that is by a bacterium.
Proper name is acute contagious conjunctivitis