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falling or downward displacement of the eyelid
blepharoptosis
incision of the iris
iridotomy
study of the eye
ophthalmology
excision of the glassy part
vitrectomy
formation or presence of a tear in the stone
dacryolithiasis
pertaining to tear
lacrimal
condition of sensitivity to light
photophobia
surgical repair or reconstruction of the cornea
keratoplasty
pertaining to water
aqueous
inflammation of the iris
iritis
pertaining to the cornea
corneal
breaking down or dissolution of the lentil
phacolysis
condition or process of retina disease
retinopathy
pertaining to the eye
ocular
to join together and inflame
conjunctivitis
condition of vision of old age
presbyopia
process of measuring the eye
optometry
condition or process of without lentil (lens)
aphakia
condition of excessive vision
hyperopia
softening of the sclera
scleromalacia
absence of the lens of the eye
aphakia
protrusion of the eyeball
exophthalmos
baggy eyelids
dermatochalasis, blepharochalasis
surgical placement of band of silicone around the sclera to cinch it toward middle of eye
scleral buckling
involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding eye
blepharospasm
eye
opt/o
old age
presby/o
glassy
vitre/o
light
phot/o
hard
scler/o
lens (lentil)
phac/o
colored circle
irid/o
tear
dacry/o
eyelid
blephar/o
water
aque/o
pinkeye
conjunctivitis
inflammation of the eyelid
blepharitis
eyestrain
asthenopia
an agent that causes dilation of the pupil
mydriatic
a sty; acute infection of a meibomian gland of the eyelid
hordeolum
clouding of the lens causing decreased vision
cataract
breakdown or thinning of tissues of macula, resulting in partial or complete loss of central vision
macular degeneration
corneal transplant
keratoplasty
use of ultrasound to shatter and break up a cataract with aspiration and removal
phacoemulsification
LASIK
laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (reshape the surface of the cornea)
used in treatment of acute glaucoma, increase flow of aqueous humor
trabeculectomy
surgical repair of an eyelid, to treat dermatochalasis
blepharoplasty
use of intense cold to seal a hole or tear in the retina, used to treat retinal detachment
cryoretinopexy
nearsightedness, difficulty seeing distant objects
myopia
excess of skin in the upper or lower eyelid
dermatochalasis, blepharochalasis
opaque clouding of the lens causing decreased vision
cataract
separation of the retina from the underlying epithelium
retinal detachment
increased intraoculuar pressure results in damage to optic nerve
acute glaucoma
inward turning of the rim of the eyelid
entropion
evaluates intraocular pressure
tonometer
outward turning of the rim of the eyelid
ectropion
involuntary, rapid oscillating movement of the eyeball
nystagmus
crossed eyes, eye misalignment due to intraocular muscle imbalance
strabismus
impaired vision owing to old-age loss of accomodation
presbyopia
distorted vision caused by curvature of lens or cornea
astigmatism
farsightedness
hyperopia
lazy eye
amblyopia
blind spot in vision
scotoma
double vision
diplopia
sty, an acute infection of a sebaceous gland of eyelid
hordeolum
fibrous growth of conjunctival tissue that extends onto the cornea
pterygium
chronic nodular inflammation of a gland, swelling of upper or lower eyelid
chalazion
abnormal overflow of tears caused by blockage of lacrimal duct
epiphora
lacrimal sac
dacryocyst
central region of the retina responsible for central vision
macula