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Glossary

Presbyopia: Physiological insufficiency of accommodation occurring in middle aged individuals

Retina: Light sensitive membrane at the back of the eye

Myopia: Refractive error in which parallel rays of light from infinity are focused in front of the retina when the accommodation is at rest

Hypermetropia: Refractive error in which parallel rays of light from infinity are focused behind the retina when the accommodation is at rest

Accommodation: Increase in the converging power of the lens for seeing clearly at near distances

Astigmatism: Different degrees of refraction in different meridians

Lasik: given in mediindia glossary

Slit lamp: Iluminated biomicroscope which allows focal and slit examination of the eye

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Chandra_EyeCare.Hospital 

Very nice answers for the questions related to eyes, specially about LASIK surgery. This type of surgery is important for eyes cornea and for nearsightedness, and should be done by experienced doctors.

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