This nerve penetrates the choroid and the sclera from the rear of the attention at the optic disc the place it’s met with the opposite optic nerve to form the optic chiasma. The choroid is a darkish brown vascular coat of the eye between the sclera and the retina. When gentle penetrates the pupil and focuses on the retina, nerve endings are triggered and then absorbed by the choroid. Greek individuals typically safeguard themselves in opposition to unhealthy fortune by preserving some form of mati or eyeball symbol someplace necessary to them, corresponding to their residence, workplace or automobile. The glass allure can additionally be widespread in Turkey, the place it’s called a nazar or nazar boncugu. Babies in Greece and Turkey are often adorned with such charms, as youngsters are believed to be extraordinarily widespread targets of the evil Eye, together with women.