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

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic Retinopathy or Diabetes-related retinopathy occurs when small blood vessels leak and bleed in the retina. The retina is layer of the eye that acts like the film in the camera of the eye to help you see. Diabetes-related retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in American adults and it affects over one in

Depth Perception

The blending of slightly dissimilar images from the two eyes for the perception of three–dimensional depth.