Why exactly do eyes turn black when we die? (Or even change colour at all). The source of inspiration to this question is due to this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mNs_TcUyHc&t=627s (it's a cow's eye being dissected). The man explained how the cornea is crystal clear in an actual cow but since it's been preserved, the preservative has denatured the protein causing it to turn cloudy.
So why does our eye change colour when we die when no preservative is used? I know this is a pretty gruesome question to ask but curiosity has the best of me haha.