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, pl.


(glō'bŭs, -bī),
1. A round body; ball.
Synonym(s): globe
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


(glōb) [Fr. globe, fr L. globus, ball, sphere, globe]
1. A ball or sphere.
2. The eyeball.
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Patient discussion about globe

Q. How to get rid of puffy eyes? After partying all night, I woke up with puffy eyes. I have an important appointment today, how can I get rid of it?

A. I found a website with tricks on how to get rid of puffy eyes:

Q. What age does eye sight stabilizes? I was just wondering at what age does your eye sight usually level off and stop getting worse? Any ideas much appreciated!

A. It will stabilize in a few years-age of 26-27.That is the average age people perform lasik surgery.
It is also the age the eye is fully grown.
Don't worry it will not get much worse maybe about -0,75.
Take care

Q. What Causes Dry Eyes? I have been suffering from eye dryness lately, what causes this situation?

A. Dry eyes are often caused when the lacrimal gland does not produce sufficient tears to keep the entire conjunctiva and cornea, that are normally covered by a complete layer of tear film. This usually occurs in people who are otherwise healthy. Increased age is associated with decreased tearing. if it causes you real discomfort talk to a doctor.

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Halogen lamps are an incandescent light like regular light globes. They cost between US$50 and US$200 dollars depending on the wattage, but they run about 20 per cent more efficiently than regular incandescent light globes.
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Ornamental street light globes made of durable, vandal-resistant plastics are furnished by Classic Lamp Posts; Herwig Lighting; Rotocast Plastic Products, Inc.; Sternberg Vintage Lighting.
The Kids played with the electricity light globes and drew on the light boards, we listened to the bands, watched some more shows, screamed, shouted and sang to the interactive light show on the square and tried to understand the lights in St Peter's garden.
They embrace on the rooftop of the man's apartment, where an enormous double C of the Chanel logo is lit by light globes.
To seek their special right of the way, no one can tell you for sure as to how many cars today have red light globes atop their roofs.
We always turn appliances off at the wall and we have installed energy-efficient light globes and a water saving showerhead.