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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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1. Crossed eyes

2. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

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

4. Farsightedness

5. Lazy eye

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

7. Drooping of upper eyelid

8. Increase in pressure inside eye

9. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

10. Nearsightedness

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

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

13. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

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

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

16. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

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

18. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

19. Cornea

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

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

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

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

24. Lens

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

26. Inflammation or infection of cornea

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

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

29. Sty

30. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

31. Ciliary muscle

32. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

33. Optic nerve

34. Retina

35. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

36. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

37. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

38. Cut or scratch on cornea

39. Macula

40. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

42. Inflammation of the eyelids

43. Iris

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

45. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

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

47. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

48. Pupil

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