Do the lenses in our eyes move in order to focus?

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Does the natural lenses of our eyes actually move when we see distant or near objects, cuz it does feel like it when i focus my eyes from far objects to near ones.



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Do the lenses in our eyes move in order to focus?
« Reply #1 on: 31/01/2009 02:22:19 »
The shape of the lens is altered by the muscles of the iris so that near or far objects can be brought into focus on the retina. If that is what you call 'moving' [:)]