Apparently most of us have microscopic bugs crawling around near our eyes right now, and we have no idea. They're called eye mites, and they suck on the oils from your eyes, and live in your eyelashes and eyelids. So the million dollar question is how did you get them?  Most times it's because you let your pets rub against your face or lick around your eyes, or because you rub your eyes without washing your hands first (always keep hand sanitizer around 24/7).

The eye mites can't do any real damage.  But if you have a ton of them, they can cause irritation or inflammation around your eyes. If you want to make sure you're clear, you can go to the eye doctor and get checked out.  And if your doctor finds them, they can clean them out in a matter of minutes.

Read more at CBS News.