Blinking Eyes

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By nclexnursing

Blinking eyes a person can blink thanks to their neurological system, which helps keep dangerous chemicals like smoke out of their eyes. An average person blinks 15 times per minute throughout the course of a typical day in order to maintain healthy eyes.

The tear gland, also known as the lacrimal gland, supplies lubricant for the eyes. Fluid from the lacrimal gland is moved across the eye by the eyelid. Additionally, blinking shields the eyes from extraneous objects.

The lacrimal gland releases more tears to wipe away pollutants when the eye becomes inflamed. Through the tear ducts and canal, extra fluid is discharged into the nasal cavity. A person’s nose may start to run and they may start to sniffle if they have a lot of tears flowing through their nasal cavity.