Eye Care Terminology / Definitions / Vocabulary

Eye Care Terminology / Definitions / Vocabulary


Photokeratitis or (Snow blindness) is a painful eye condition caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays, most commonly from the natural sun.

Pinguecula is a harmless yellowish raised growth or (bump) on the white part of your eye or (Sclera)

Pingueculum is a common, noncancerous growth or (bump) of the conjunctiva. Conjunctiva is the clear, thin tissue that covers the white part of the eye (sclera).

Conjunctiva is a thin, clear membrane that protects your eyes.

Sclera is the white outer layer part of the eyeball.

Cornea is the transparent, clear layer forming the front of the eyeball.

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