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.

Dry Eyesearch for term

This common condition is characterized by low tear production or poor tear quality due to improper balance of the three layers of tear film: mucus, aqueous and lipids.