Glossary

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.


Retinasearch for term

The light sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye which converts light rays into electrical impulses that travel through the optic nerve to the brain where they are interpreted as images.