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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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

2. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

3. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

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

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

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

7. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

8. Optic nerve

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

10. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

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

12. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

13. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

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

16. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

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

18. Ciliary muscle

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

20. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

21. Inflammation of the eyelids

22. Farsightedness

23. Crossed eyes

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

25. Macula

26. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

28. Retina

29. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

30. Iris

31. Nearsightedness

32. Lens

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

34. Drooping of upper eyelid

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

36. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

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

38. Inflammation or infection of cornea

39. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

40. Cut or scratch on cornea

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

42. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

43. Cornea

44. Pupil

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

46. Lazy eye

47. Sty

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

49. Increase in pressure inside eye