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cornea is the first thing to receive a photon. it is a protective lens covering the eye
after cornea. The lens is a converging lens that helps the eye focus on near and far objects.
it holds lens in place. its function is to contract/ relax to focus lens.
light hits retina after traveling through cornea and lens. It covers the back of the eye.
rods and cones are found in the retina. - rods- transduce photon signal into an action potential that is sent to the brain. cones- distinguish colors (rods cant do this).
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