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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Lens

Word! Lens

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Lens

(En español: Cristalino)

Say: lenz

The lens is the part of the eye that focuses on what you see. Even though you can't feel it, the lens moves and changes, depending on what you're looking at. When you look at a boat way out in the ocean, the lens gets thinner, and when you look at a page in a book, the lens gets thicker.