Dr. Hugh G. Jellie
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Anatomy of the Eye

Your vision is dependent on the interaction of many structures in the eye. The eye behaves like a simple camera where the light entering the eye is bent by the cornea and even more precisely by the lens and where the light comes to a sharp focus on the retina. The retina acts like the film of the camera and the most sensitive part is in the center of the vision called the macula.  The retina converts this light energy to an electrical impulse that transmits the image to the brain through the optic nerve.

How the eye worksAnatomy of the eye

These different structures have their own set of diseases that may be associated with them. We will describe a few of the more common problems and treatments on this website.





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