GlossaryGlaucoma: Glaucoma refers to a group of disorders that have in common a specific pattern of optic nerve involvement with specific visual field changes, and which are most commonly due to a rise in intraocular pressure occurring as a result of a variety of causes
Cataract: Clouding of the lens or its capsule
Keratopathy: Disease of the cornea
Cornea: The thin transparent dome in front of the eye
Nystagmus: Involuntary eye movements
Retinal detachment: Separation of the light sensitive layer, the retina from its attachment
Macula: The part of the light-sensitive layer of the eye that is responsible for central vision
Optic nerve: The nerve that carries visual signals from the eye to the brain
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