Anterior chamber –
The area of the eye located behind the cornea and in front of the iris.
A thin membrane that lines the inner eyelid and white part of the eyeball.
Relating to the conjunctiva.
A five-layered, transparent structure in the front of the eyeball that focuses light.
Relating to the cornea.
Corneal abrasion —
A scratch to the cornea.
To expand or enlarge.
A condition in which the pressure in the eye increases, causing vision loss or blindness.
An internal or external reaction in which a contained part of the body becomes red, swollen, warm and painful.
Refers to anything occurring within the eye.
The colored, ring shape part of the eye which regulates the light flow into the eye.
A condition in which the iris becomes inflamed.
A condition in which the cornea becomes inflamed as a result of infection, trauma or disease. In some cases, this condition can lead to blindness.
The transparent structure located behind the eye that focuses light to the retina.
Relating to the eye.
A physician who specialize in the anatomy, physiology and treatment of the eye.
A branch of medicine that focuses on the anatomy, physiology and treatment of the eye.
The bone cavity in which the eyeball is located.
Orbital fracture –
A break in the bone that contains the eyeball.
The upper and lower folds of skin that can close or open over the eyeball. Also known as the ‘eyelid.’
The opening in the iris that controls the amount of light that enters the eye.
The lining in the back of the eyeball that is sensitive to light and creates impulses to the brain through the optic nerve.
Refers to any disease affecting the retina.
A tear or break to a body structure.
The white, outer coating of the eyeball.
Subconjunctival hemorrhage –
A painless condition where blood is trapped underneath the conjunctiva as a result of a small break in a blood vessel.