When you go to the eye clinic, you may hear many terms used that you are not sure of the definition. When your eye doctor says your vision is 20/20 (or 20/100), what exactly does he mean? If the eye doctor tells you that your daughter may need vision therapy, what exactly is vision therapy? In this post we’ll explain common vision terms used at the eye doctor’s clinic and what they mean.
One of the most common questions I am routinely asked is, “What is a lazy eye”. This is a commonly used term and people use it interchangeably for two different conditions. The actual terminology is either amblyopia or strabismus.