Slide show: A look inside your eyes
Illustration of the eyelid muscles
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One of the muscles involved in blinking is called the orbicularis oculi. During each blink, fluid produced by tear (lacrimal) glands passes over the protective dome of clear tissue at the front of your eyes (cornea) and lubricates the surface of the eyes.

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