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Glossary of Terms - B
Common terms to help you learn more about your eyes and vision

Bulging Eye Disease

Bulging eyes are a symptom of thyroid Eye Disease (TED), sometimes called Graves’ ophthalmopathy or Graves’ Eye Disease, is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system causes inflammation and


In testing the visual field, this is the blind area corresponding to the optic disk where the optic nerve fibers exit the eye and where there are no light-sensitive cells.