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.

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A progressive eye disease in which the clear, dome-shaped surface of the eye (the cornea) thins, gradually producing a cone-shaped bulge in the front of the eye, causing blurred vision and increased sensitivity to light and glare.