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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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1. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

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

3. Crossed eyes

4. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

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

6. Drooping of upper eyelid

7. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

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

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

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

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

12. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

13. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

14. Nearsightedness

15. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

16. Increase in pressure inside eye

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

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

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

20. Sty

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

22. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

23. Cornea

24. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

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

26. Cut or scratch on cornea

27. Lazy eye

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

29. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

30. Inflammation of the eyelids

31. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

32. Macula

33. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

34. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

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

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

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

39. Inflammation or infection of cornea

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

41. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

43. Optic nerve

44. Farsightedness

45. Retina

46. Ciliary muscle

47. Pupil

48. Iris

49. Lens