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|Appendages of an organ (e.g. eyelids to the eyeball)
|Decrease of vision due to abnormal development during childhood. Also known as lazy eye.
|An eye problem caused by faulty refraction.
|Unequal pupil sizes. Affects 20% of the population.
|Absence of the eye's lens.
|A common and generally easily treatable imperfection in the curvature of the eye.
|The study of hearing and hearing impairment.
|A noninvasive test that measures the ability to hear different tones and intensities.
|Refers to the ear or hearing.
|Cosmetic eyelid surgery. Also called eyelid lift.
|The inability to see.
|Brief closing and reopening of the eyelids by involuntary or voluntary action.
|A small bump on the eyelid that forms due to blockage and swelling of an oil gland at the base of the eyelash.
|cochlea (inner part of ear)
|An electronic device that provides a sense of sound to deaf or severely hard of hearing people.
|A weakness or inability to distinguish colors. A common form is the inability to distinguish red from green.
|mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of eyelids
|An inflammation of the clear tissue that lines the white part of the eye. Also called pink eye.
|Inflammation of the lacrimal glands (the eye’s tear-producing glands).
|A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.
|The hearing and equilibrium system of the body. Sound vibration is transduced to nerve signals that pass through the acoustic nerve to the central nervous system. The inner ear contains the vestibular organ that responsible for equilibrium.
|A condition where the lower eyelid droops away from the eye and turns outwards.
|A state when rays are focused correctly on the retina of a relaxed eye.
|The eyelid is rolled inward toward the eye.
|An inward turning of one or both eyes.
|One or both of the eyes turn outward.
|The organ of vision.
|The bony ridge extending over the eye and the row of hair located on it.
|The hairs which project from the edges of the eyelids.
|Each of the upper and lower folds of skin which cover the eye when closed.
|An eye test that uses a special dye and camera to look at blood flow in the retina and choroid.
|The point at which rays of line converge after passing through a lens.
|A disease that damages the optic nerve. Often caused by abnormally high pressure in the eye.
|The ability to perceive sounds.
|The loss of part of the field of view on the same side, in both eyes. A common side effect of stroke or brain injury.
|Blockage of an eyelid gland causing a small inflamed cyst at the lid margin. Also called a stye.
|Farsightedness. Distant objects can be seen clearly, but close ones do not come into proper focus.
|An infection causing painful blisters on the eardrum. More often seen in children than adults. Causal agent is Mycoplasma.
|Surgical removal of part of the iris.
|Inflammation of the iris.
|cornea, horny, hard
|Inflammation of the cornea
|An ear operation used for Meniere's syndrome.
|Using a very focused beam of light to treat the drainage angle of the eye.
|Surgical removal of mastoid air cells in the hollow, air-filled spaces in the skull behind the ear.
|Abnormal dilation of the pupil.
|Nearsightedness. A condition where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry.
|tympanic membrane (eardrum)
|Surgical incision in the eardrum to relieve fluid pressure.
|A vision condition in which the eyes make repetitive, uncontrolled movements, usually side to side.
|A surgical specialty concerned with the treatment of eye defects and diseases.
|An examination of the back part of the eye (fundus), which includes the retina, optic disc, choroid, and blood vessels.
|The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.
|An ear infection of the middle ear, the area just behind the eardrum.
|The study of diseases of the ear.
|A fungal infection of the external auditory canal.
|Discharge of pus from ear.
|A disease of the bones of the middle and inner ear.
|Swelling of the optic disk due to increased intracranial pressure.
|A condition in which the tissues around the eyes become swollen. Puffy eyes.
|pertaining to lens
|pertaining to lens
|Abnormal sensitivity to light.
|Hearing loss that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older.
|An age-related condition when the eye's lens doesn't change shape as easily as it once did
|Drooping of the upper eyelid.
|The aperture in the iris through which light passes.
|A surgical procedure used to decrease nearsightedness.
|The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. The innermost layer of the eye, which receives images transmitted through the lens and contains the receptors for vision, the rods and cones
|A surgery for certain types of retinal detachments.
|white of eye, hard
|A severe, vision-threatening inflammation of the white part of the eye.
|sensorineural hearing loss
|Loss of hearing resulting from problems in the inner ear. A common hearing impairment.
|stapes (a middle ear bone)
|Surgical removal of the stapes.
|A condition that causes crossed eyes.
|Acute bacterial inflammation of a gland at the base of an eyelash.
|Joining of part or all of the upper and lower eyelids so as to partially or completely close the eye.
|The fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. This fluid moistens the conjunctiva and cornea.
|The perception of sound in the head when no outside sound is present. Commonly called 'ringing in the ears'.
|A test that measures intraocular pressure.
|A test that measures the movement of the tympanic membrane (eardrum).
|A feeling of dizziness and disorientation.
|Surgery to remove vitreous gel from the eye.
|Severe dry eyes caused by a malfunction of the tear glands.