Human Eye Cross-section Template

This is a Human Eye Cross-section template with labels that can be used in an Optical clinic. The template is customizable with a few drags and drops in MyDraw.

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Human Eye Cross Section

What is the eye cross-section?

The first part that light reaches when striking the eye, is the cornea. The cornea is a dome positioned over the center of the eye. Its function is to bend the light passing through it.

The second part that light reaches is the pupil and the iris. The pupil’s and iris’s function is to regulate the amount of light that gets through. If too much or too little light passes through it can hinder one’s vision.

The lens is deeper inside the eye. They help to shape and create precise images. In some occasions, the shape of the lens is manipulated to help the eye get a clear picture of things. It also depends on the proximity of the object being viewed. The lens flattens to properly focus light received from distant objects and becomes rounder for nearer objects.

After light passes the lens, it strikes the millions of photoreceptors cells in the retina. There are 2 known types of photoreceptors, rods, and cones. Rods work in less light and create black-and-white images, and cones work in bright light and allow for color vision.

Nerve impulses are sent to the brain via the optic nerve. This action is caused by the photoreceptors of the retina that react to the light that hits them.

The photoreceptors of the retina react to the light that hits them and causes nerve impulses to be sent to the brain via the optic nerve. The brain interprets and classifies visual information.

The “white of the eye” is the tough outer shell called the sclera. Inside the eye is a fluid known as the vitreous humor. It is a jelly-like substance that helps give the eye its shape. Another fluid part of the eye is the aqueous humor, which lubricates the iris.

Interesting facts about the human eye

The muscular iris moves to shrink the pupil if there is too much light and widen it if there is not enough.

Some of the actions are involuntary actions of the brain.

A lack of green or red cones is more common than a lack of blue cones or any cones at all.

Color blindness is caused by the lack of one of three types of cones.

The brain is responsible for the interpretation and classification of visual information.

How to make a Human Eye Cross-section template?

  1. You can create your shape in a vector program and import/ insert it as a vector or raster image. The other option is to use MyDraw’s Basic shapes and connectors and make your custom shape.
  2. Once you are happy with the custom shape you could include it in your Library.
  3. Click on the textbook icon on the left side of the bar and choose “New Library”. Name the library and drag and drop the shape in it.
  4. Then right-click with the mouse on the Library tab and choose “Save as”.
  5. Choose the folder location on your computer and save it as a .nlb file.
  6. You can also use one of the shapes from Healthcare
  7. For future use, you could always add the newly created library to other diagrams.
  8. Once you have created your diagram/ template you can save the document in one of MyDraw’s native formats or export it in a preferred file format(PDF, SVG, EMF, VSDX, etc.).
  9. You can also export the document as a raster image.