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Ambiopia double vision; diplopia
Blepharoptosis drooping of the upper eyelid.
Blepharospasm twitching of the eyelid muscles.
Conjunctivitis inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
Cycloplegia paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye.
Dacryoadenitis inflammation of the lacrimal (tear) gland.
Dacryorrhea excessive flow of tears.
Diplopia double vision; ambiopia.
Ectropion eversion (turning outward) of the edge of the eyelid.
Entropion inverion (turning inward) of the edge of the eyelid.
Episcleritis inflammation of the outermost layers of the sclera.
Esotropia crosseyes.
Exotropia walleye.
Extraocular pertaining to the outside of the eye.
Floaters one or more spots that appear to drift, or "float" across the visual field.
Hemianopia. loss of vision, or blindness, in one -half of the visual field.
Keratomycosis fungal growth present on the cornea.
Lacrimation secretion of tears from the lacrimal glands.
Miotic an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to constrict.
Mydriasis abnormal dialatation of the pupil of the eye.
Mydriatic an agent that causes the pupil of the eye to dilate.
Nasolacrimal pertaining to the nose and the lacrimal (tear) ducts.
Nystagmus involuntary, rhythmic jerking movements of the eye.
Ophthalmologist a medical doctor who specializes in the comprehensive care of the eyes and visual system in the prevention and treatment of eye disease and injury.
Ophthalmology the branch of medicine that specializes in the study of the diseases and disorders of the eye.
Optometrist responsible for the exam of the eye.
Photophobia abnormal sensitivity to light, especially by the eyes.
Presbyopia loss of accommodation for near vision; poor near-vision due to the natural aging process.
Retinopathy any disease of the retina.
Astigmatism a refractive error causing light rays entering the eye to be focused irregularly on the retina due to an abnormally shaped cornea or lens.
Blepharitis inflammation of the eyelid margins
Blepharoptosis Occurs when the eyelid partially or entirely covers the eye as a result of a weakened muscle.
Color Blindness inability to sharply perceive visual colors.
Cataract lens in the eye becomes cloudy
Chalazion cyst or nodule on the eyelid
Corneal Abrasion disruption of the cornea's surface epithelium caused by an eyelash, a small foreign body, contact lenses, or a scratch from a fingernail.
Diabetic Retinopathy Occurs as a consequence of long-term or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
Exophthalmia abnormal protrusion of the eyeballs
Glaucoma ocular disorders identified as a group due to the increase in intraocular pressure.
Hordeolum (stye) bacterial infection of an eyelash follicle or sebaceous gland originating in the redness, swelling, and mild tenderness in the margin of the eyelash.
Hyperopia refective error in which the lens of the eye cannot focus on an image actively.
Keratits corneal inflammation caused by a microorganism, trauma to the eye.
Myopia a refractive error in which the lens of the eye cannot focus on an image accurately.
Presbyopia refractive error occurring after the age of 40, when the lens of the eyes cannot focus on an image due to its decreasing loss of elasticity.
Pterygium an irregular growth developing as a fold in the conjunctiva.
Scleritis presence of inflammation in the white, outside covering of the eyeball.
Strabismus failure of the eyes to gaze in the same direction due to weakness in the muscles controlling the position of one eye.
Keratoplasty the translplantation of corneal tissue from one human eye to another to improve vision in the affected eye; also called corneal grafting.
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