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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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

2. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

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

4. Iris

5. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

6. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

7. Nearsightedness

8. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

9. Increase in pressure inside eye

10. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

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

12. Sty

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

14. Inflammation of the eyelids

15. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

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

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

18. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

19. Ciliary muscle

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

21. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

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

23. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

24. Lazy eye

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

26. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

27. Crossed eyes

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

29. Retina

30. Pupil

31. Optic nerve

32. Inflammation or infection of cornea

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

34. Farsightedness

35. Cut or scratch on cornea

36. Macula

37. Lens

38. Cornea

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

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

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

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

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

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

45. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

46. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

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

48. Drooping of upper eyelid

49. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors