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eyeball

 [i´bawl]
the ball or globe of the eye; called also bulbus oculi, bulb of eye, and globus.

eye·ball

(ī'bawl), [TA]
The eye proper without the appendages.

eyeball

/eye·ball/ (i´bawl) the ball or globe of the eye.

eyeball

(ī′bôl′)
n.
1. The globe-shaped portion of the eye surrounded by the socket and covered externally by the eyelids.
2. The eye itself.
3. An overhead light fixture that is mounted on a swivel in a recessed socket so the light can be directed in any direction.
tr.v. eye·balled, eye·balling, eye·balls Informal
1. To look over carefully; scrutinize.
2. To measure or estimate roughly by sight: eyeballed the area of the wall that needed paint.

eye·ball

(ī'bawl) [TA]
The eye proper without the appendages.
Synonym(s): bulbus oculi [TA] , bulb of eye.

eyeball

The globe of the eye without its appendages. See appendages of the eye.

eyeball

the ball or globe of the eye.

eyeball equator
an imaginary line drawn around the eyeball midway between the poles.
eyeball fundus
the depths of the eyeball viewed from the pupil.
eyeball meridians
imaginary lines drawn round the eyeball joining the two poles.
eyeball oscillation
eyeball size abnormal
includes macrophthalmia, microphthalmia.

Patient discussion about eyeball

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:
http://www.howtogetridofstuff.com/health/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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For replacement, the globe was cleaned with warm normal saline and Chloramphenicol ophthalmic ointment was applied to lubricate the eyeball and Allis tissue forceps were used to hold the eyelids and gentle pressure was applied to eyeball while simultaneously pulling on eyelids and proptosis was reduced and was followed by temporary tarsorraphy to retain the globe in position leaving some space at medial canthus for post-operative Chloramphenicol ophthalmic ointment application E-collar was advised to prevent self trauma.
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Knowing that pulling the leech out with tweezers could leave its head lodged in the eyeball, the doctors considered two other suggestions-using an anaesthetic on the eye to put the leech to sleep, or salted water.
As the necessary precautions regarding prevention of pressure on the eyeball in the prone position are undertaken, sometimes these can lead to undue pressure on the bony structures surrounding the eyeball.
To see how fish react to glinting eyeballs, the researchers set a fake fish with LED eyes on each side of a big tank and loosed razorbacks in the middle.
As the animal evolved over millennia, its eyeballs grew larger and its snout grew skinnier so that its view wasn't blocked.
The eye is composed of globe or eyeball, the optic nerves and the accessory structures; eyeballs, conjunctivae, lacrimal apparatus and extraocular muscles (Dyce, 2002).