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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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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?

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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.
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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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In one respect, this monograph is also homage to the tireless work of Ludvik Mucha, a Czech geographer, who had devoted much time, since the 1950s, to researching the globes and teaching aids of Jan Felkl & Son.
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England's National Maritime Museum at Greenwich is home to more than 300 terrestrial and celestial globes dating back to the late 15th century.