Definitions of Eye Care and Vision Terms
The following article will provide definitions and explanations to clarify basic terminology of standard eye care and vision-related services. It is not intended to be used as a diagnostic tool, or as a replacement for a comprehensive eye examination or treatment. Always contact an optometrist for any signs or symptoms of eye injury, trauma, infection, or visual-motor, neurological complications.
The basic parts of the eyeball include the following:
Common eye diseases, complications, or conditions related to vision disorders include:
We hope that this glossary of vision care was helpful. No list can be used as a replacement for professional examinations and treatment. Always contact an optometrist if you experience any symptoms of eye injury, infection, or visual motor complications. For more information on general eye care, speak with your optometrist to schedule an appointment.