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Ophtalmology

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Health care; Ophtalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ...

Aniseikonia:

Health care; Ophtalmology

Is an impaired vision where the left and right retinal images have different sizes (It may be caused by refractive surgery and may also occur naturally)

Astigmatism:

Health care; Ophtalmology

Is a refractive error that occurs when the corneal shape is more oval than round. This means that the oval has two curvatures: one steeper and one flatter. And the cornea therefore refracts (bends) ...

Blepharitis

Health care; Ophtalmology

Is the inflammation of the eyelids this inflammation can have a variety of causes, such as an allergic reaction, bacterial infection, or excess oil produced by eyelid glands.

Acuity:

Health care; Ophtalmology

Sharpness of central vision. Normal visual acuity is defined as 20/20 vision in relation to the *Snellen acuity chart. *Snellen: is the eye chart used by your eye doctor to check vision acuity.

Amblyopia

Health care; Ophtalmology

Also called "lazy eye" one of the eye use less than the other, is more common in childhood. It causes the less-used eye to atrophy, its visual acuity deteriorating. (Amblyopia is left untreated; the ...

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