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1

Iris

Controls the amount of light let into the eye (acts as a shutter)

2

Pupil

Opening through which light enters the back of the eye

3

Lens

Focuses light on the retina

4

Retina

Absorbs light and produces nerve impulses

5

Optic nerve

Carries messages from the eye to the brain

6

Ciliary muscle

Changes the shape of the lens when you look at near or far objects

7

Cornea

Allows light to pass int the eye