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.

Strabismussearch for term

This refers to misalignment of the eyes. Normally the two eyes are pointed in the same direction. In strabismus, one eye looks straight ahead while the other may point inward, outward, up or down.