noun. the specialized sense organ, capable of receiving visual images, which are then carried to the brain
noun. each of the upper and lower folds of skin which cover the eye when closed
Your eyelids are responsible for protecting their surface from foreign elements and blinking to prevent our eyes from drying out. Without proper function, your eyelids may have inflammatory disorders including:
noun. the jelly-like substance that fills the middle of the eye. Also called the vitreous humor.
The vitreous is like a clear gel that fills the body of our eyes. It's full of tiny fibers that attach to your retina (back of your eye) which keeps the retina properly attached connected to the back wall of your eye. Some disorders in the vitreous may include:
noun. located at the back of the eye, the retina is a layer of tissue that transforms the light coming into your eye into electrical signals
The electrical signals are then sent to the brain where they are recognized as images. Therefore, if your retina is not performing well you may not see well either. Some common disorders within the retina include: