Function of the eyelashes

Eyelashes have a protective effect. Upper and lower eyelid lashes like rows of guards, lined up on the edge of the palpebral fissure. Lashes is the second line of Defense for the eyes. If dust and other foreign bodies with eyelashes, eyelid reflex close in order to protect the eye from external attacks. Shading, preventing dust and foreign bodies, sweat into the eye and on the cornea, eye protection role. Lashes can also prevent UV damage to the eyes.