Patients who play an active role in their own health care sometimes need a clear understanding of medical terminology used by their doctors. This on-line glossary helps patients become familiar with terms and definitions that may be part of their care and treatment at Wheaton Eye Clinic.

Neuro-Ophthalmologysearch for term

The subspecialty of ophthalmology which focuses on disorders involving the eye and the brain. Visual problems in this area do not come from the eyes themselves but from disorders involving the nervous system.