What are eye crusties made of? (video)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2018 — The substance that builds up in the corners of your eyes as you sleep has a variety of colloquial names: eye crusties, sleep, eye dust. But why does it appear every morning? And what is it actually made of? In this video, Reactions explains the chemistry of eye crusties: https://youtu.be/w3M8p-QCC7I.
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Katie Cottingham, Ph.D.