ANATOMY OF THE EYE
The human eye can be compared to a camera. In a camera, an image is created on film. In the eye, the image is created on the retina, a thin layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye.
The camera and your eye, gathers, focuses, and transmits light through a lens to create an image of the environment.
From A to Z, from Accommodation to Zonules – the fibers that keep the lens suspended in position and enable it to change shape during accommodation – learn about all the terms relating to the anatomy of the eye and eye disease mean. Don’t know the meaning of a word? Click on the alphabetical letter in our glossary and learn the definition.
There are many highly-trained professionals in the field of ophthalmology from ophthalmologists to optometrists and specialized technicians. Learn what they do. An ophthalmologist is a doctor qualified by lengthy medical education and training to diagnose, treat and manage all eye and visual system problems, and is licensed by a state regulatory board.
Anatomy of the Eye
The eye is a complex sensory organ specialized for the gathering of visual information and gives us the sense of sight, allowing us to learn more about the world than do any of our other five senses.
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Class Adopts Armenian School
For the second year in a row, Mariam Samoniantz’s 9th grade homeroom class at Mesrobian School emptied spare change from pockets, purses, and wallets into a large jar each day for three months to provide eye screenings and eye heath education for their peers around the globe at Yerevan School No. 105. “I felt good knowing that my small change benefited another Armenian in a significant way,” said 9th grader Nora Gourdikian.