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E (Emmetropia to Eyelid Cancer)

Emmetropia

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

A state of normal vision achieved with no optical correction (6/6 UK 20/20 US).

Enucleation

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Surgical removal of the eye.

Enzyme

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

A protein which when builds up on the surface of a contact lens impairs the comfort and vision requiring a specific cleaner to remove. Not a problem with one day lenses.

Epiphora

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

An overflow of tears spilling on to the cheek. Caused by either a blocked or defective drainage channel found in the lower nasal portion of the lid or an over production of tears.

Esophoria

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Where an eye tends to turn inwards.

Esotropia

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Where an eye turns inwards while the other functions normally.

Excimer Laser

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

A cold high energy laser used in PRK (Photo-refractive Keratotomy) and Lasik (Laser in-situ Keratomileusis) where the central zone of the cornea is altered in curvature to change the overall power of the eye. (more…)

Exophoria

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Where the eye tends to turn outwards.

Exotropia

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Where one eye turns outwards while the other functions normally.

Extracapsular Cataract Extraction

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Surgical removal of the the cloudy lens leaving the back lens intact.

Eyelid Cancer

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

More commonly found in the lower rather than the upper lid.