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A sense organ that is responsible 4 vision

Light rays enter and travel through the cornea, pupil, iris, lens and land on the retina 2 produce an image which is then sent 2 the brain via the optic nerve

Accessory organs provide protection and include the conjunctiva, eyelids and lacrimal glands

Eyeballs

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The diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the eye and vision

Ophthalmology

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Medical doctors who have completed at least 4 years of specialized training after completing medical school

They do vision examinations, corrective lens prescription, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases and condition and eye surgery

Ophthalmologists

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Obtains a doctor of optometry degree after completing 4 years at a school of optometry

Optometrist

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Specializes in assessing vision and prescribing corrective lens, treating glaucoma, corneal damage, visual skill problems, providing both pre and post surgical care and screens 4 other eye diseases

Optometry

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5 Suffixes meaning pertaining 2

-a -ic

-ar -ous

-ary

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Suffix meaning surgical removal

-ectomy

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Suffix meaning process of recording

-graphy

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Suffix meaning state or condition

-ia

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Suffix meaning specialist

-ician

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Suffix meaning inflammation

-itis

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Suffix meaning stone

-lith

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Suffix meaning 1 who studies

-logist

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Suffix meaning the study of

-logy

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Suffix meaning destruction

-lysis

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Suffix meaning softening

-malacia

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Suffix meaning an instrument 2 measure

-meter

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Suffix meaning the process of measuring

-metry

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Suffix meaning vision

-opia

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Suffix meaning abnormal condition

-osis

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Suffix meaning cutting in2

-otomy

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Suffix meaning disease

-pathy

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Suffix meaning surgical fixation

-pexy

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Suffix meaning fear

-phobia

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Suffix meaning surgical repair

-plasty

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Suffix meaning paralysis

-plegia

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Suffix meaning drooping

-ptosis

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Suffix meaning flow

-rrhea

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Suffix meaning hardening

-sclerosis

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Suffix meaning an instrument 2 view

-scope