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Don’t remember the lessons on eye anatomy from your highschool biology class?  That’s OK—we have provided the following eyeball illustration and terms just to give you a refresher course.  And we won’t give you a pop quiz afterwards…

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IRIS Pigmented tissue lying behind cornea that (1) gives color to the eye, and (2) controls amount of light entering the eye by varying size of black pupillary opening; separates the anterior chamber from the posterior chamber.
CORNEA
PUPIL
LENS
SCLERA
CILIARY BODY
CHOROID
OPTIC NERVE
MACULA
RETINA
VITREOUS
OPTIC NERVE