This glossary is intended as a broad guide
The white of the eye
The clear dome over the colored part of the eye.
A contact lens material which allows oxygen to pass through the plastic
An eye condition in which the cornea becomes thin and protrusive, causing distorted vision, which can only be optically corrected by the use of rigid contact lenses.
Need reading glasses to see up close
No natural lens in the eye.
Small holes drilled through the material to allow easier removal of lens by releasing suction.