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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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1. Rare type of eye cancer occurring in young children that develops in the retina

2. Optic nerve

3. Water-borne infection usually caught through poor contact lens hygiene

4. Lens

5. Vision condition in which distant objects are usually seen clearly but close objects do not come into proper focus

6. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

7. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

8. Increase in pressure inside eye

9. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

10. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

11. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

12. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

13. Farsightedness

14. Nearsightedness

15. Eye coordination problem in which eyes have a tendency to drift outward when reading or doing close work

16. Ciliary muscle

17. Crossed eyes

18. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

19. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

20. Group of disorders leading to progressive damage to optic nerve. characterized by loss of nerve tissue resulting in loss of vision

21. Shadow images that are seen moving in field of vision caused by particles floating in fluid that fills inside of eye

22. Group of inherited disorders of the retina which cause poor night vision and progressive loss of side vision

23. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

24. Pupil

25. Condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye

26. Cut or scratch on cornea

27. Retina

28. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

29. Condition occurring in diabetic patients which causes progressive damage to retina

30. Inflammation of the eyelids

31. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

32. Macula

33. Eye disease affecting macula - causing loss of central vision

34. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

35. Group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use

36. Lazy eye

37. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

38. Vision condition that causes blurred vision due to irregular shape of cornea

39. Cornea

40. Slowly developing lump that forms due to blockage and swelling of oil gland in eyelid

41. Loss or lack of development of clear vision in just one eye

42. Age-related vision condition in which there is a gradual loss of eye's ability to focus on near objects

43. Vascular layer of the eye; contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

44. Condition in which both eyes do not look at the same place at the same time

45. Drooping of upper eyelid

46. Inflammation or infection of cornea

47. Iris

48. Cloudy or opaque area in the normally clear lens of the eye

49. Sty