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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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

2. Lazy eye

3. Cornea

4. Farsightedness

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

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

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

8. Iris

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

10. Inflammation or infection of cornea

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

12. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

13. Ciliary muscle

14. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

15. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

16. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

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

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

20. Drooping of upper eyelid

21. Crossed eyes

22. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

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

24. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

26. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

27. Lens

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

29. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

30. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

31. Macula

32. Nearsightedness

33. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

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

35. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

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

37. Inflammation of the eyelids

38. Pupil

39. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

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

41. Increase in pressure inside eye

42. Sty

43. Optic nerve

44. Retina

45. Cut or scratch on cornea

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

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

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

49. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors