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.


Astigmatismsearch for term

A common corneal irregularity in which the cornea has an uneven curvature, with both steeper and flatter curves, which causes distorted near and far vision.