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1

asthenopia

eyestrain

2

blepharospasm

involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the eye causing uncontrolled blinking and lid squeezing

3

diplopia

double vision

4

exophthalmos

abnormal protrusion of one or both eyeballs

5

lacrimation

secretion of tears

6

nystagmus

involuntary, rapid, oscillating movement of the eyeball (nystagmos 􏰔 a nodding)

7

photophobia

extreme sensitivity to, and discomfort from, light

8

scotoma

blind spot in vision (skotos = darkness)

9

refractive errors