Glossary of eye terminology

Barbara Cassin, M.Ed. Melvin L. Rubin, M.D., editor |

Common terms -- symptoms, tests, treatments, surgery, diseases & conditions, anatomy -- eye doctors use. These definitions may help you understand them better. More than 5,000 of the most frequently used terms and phrases associated with the eye and vision, and 1,000 abbreviations and acronyms. Definitions are in "plain English" so everyone can understand them.

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