It is unclear, but scientists theorize that sneezing causes the eyes to close due a systemic reflex. This reflex causes muscles throughout the body to contract involuntarily.
A common myth that if you sneeze with your eyes open, your eyeballs will pop out, is not based in fact. It is possible, though difficult to resist the urge to close your eyes when you sneeze.
Apr 11, 2012 ... Can sneezing with your eyes open make your eyeballs pop out? ... However, it's
possible for some people to sneeze with their eyes open ...
You're 5 years old, and word on the playground is that if you sneeze with your
eyes open, they'll pop right out of your head. Given that you've got a nasty cold, ...
The act of sneezing — also known as sternutation — will not cause your eyes to
pop out, even if you do sneeze with your eyes open. And, yes, it is possible to ...
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Oct 25, 2011 ... My special talent. If you're worried that my eyes will pop out or anything like that,
just be happy that a screen lies between us.
Apr 12, 2013 ... “It is certainly possible to keep your eyes open if you try while you are sneezing
… but it requires working against the reflex,” says co-author ...
Dec 9, 2016 ... Those around you have likely been sneezing more frequently, which may have
prompted you to ponder if it is possible to sneeze with your eyes ...
Dec 9, 2016 ... IT was one of those rumours that spread around the playground like wildfire –
you can't sneeze with your eyes open otherwise your eyeballs ...
Jan 13, 2007 ... Why is it absolutely impossible to sneeze with your eyes open? Asked by Jeff
Grisham of San Antonio, Texas. One of the classic Odd Body ...
There's a similar question here and I've copied my answer below. If you're
determined enough, ... Why does it is not possible to sneeze with our eyes open?