NERVES AND THE EYE

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PARTS OF THE EYE

                 Description                                     Function

Retina:   The retina is the                              Cells in the retina convert the incoming

              light sensitive tissue                         light into electrical impulses to be sent to

              that lines the inside                          the brain

             surface of the eye,

             much like wallpaper.

Sclera:    The Sclera is a tough                      The muscles that move the eye are attached

               white outer coating of fibrous           to the Sclera

               tissue that covers your entire

               eyeball (all the way round)

               except for the Cornea

Optic

nerve:     The electrical

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