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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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1. The system for sorting and assigning priorities for medical treatment based on the urgency of the systems.

2. Controls the focusing power of the eye by changing the shape of the lens.

3. Which type of lens will have the same power in all areas of the lens?

4. Constrictors

5. The interior portion of the eyeball that may be seen on ophthalmoscopy.

6. When the vision in one of the eyes is reduced because the eye and the brain aren't working together properly. The eye itself may look normal - but it's not being used normally because the brain is favoring the other eye.

7. The Optothalmic examination of the eye by use of a slit lamp and a magnifying lens.

8. The measure of the finest detail the eye may detect.

9. What's it called when the cornea thins and bulges forward?

10. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?

11. A method of determining the state of refraction of the eye by illumination the retina with a mirror and observing the direction of movement of the retinal illumination and adjacent shadow when the mirror is turned.

12. The two main types of filing systems.

13. The distance from the back surface of the lens to the front of the eye.

14. Downward and diagonally

15. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

16. A topical anesthetic.

17. The smallest unit of lens measure.

18. A jelly-like subastance located in the anterior chamber.

19. What does a tonometer measure?

20. What are used to treat dry eyes?

21. Glaucoma causes...

22. The Examination of the inside of the eye.

23. Ultraviolet Coating protect the eye from damaging...

24. Increases visual acuity because it reduces internal lens reflections.

25. By mouth

26. The procedure using ultraviolet radiation from a laser to remove tissue.

27. An ophthalmic stain - available in liquid form and is the most commonly used ophthlmic dye.

28. The result of the refraction depends on the patient's ability to discern changes in clarity. This process relies on the cooperation of the Patient.

29. Downward and inward

30. A mid-index lens material that is thinner than glass or CR-39 - free from distortion and aberration and able to be used as a safety lens.

31. Surgical removal of the lens - usually replaced with a plastic intraocular lens.

32. The distance between the center of the pupil of each eye.

33. Two instruments are used to test patient blood pressure.

34. If a patient claims to have pain in the ye but does not have any other symptoms - when do you schedule them for an appointment?

35. Upward and diagonally

36. Is a clouding of the eye's lens and is the leading cause of blindness.

37. This is the pathway between the ye and the brain along which the signals produced by the retina travel to the brain.

38. A complication of diabetes - progressive damage to the blood vessels of the retina.

39. Located behind the pupil - and is the secondary mechanism of focus - adjusting the amount of focus the light image requires before it reaches the retina.

40. Measurement of the form and curvature of the cornea.

41. A lens with no power.

42. Upward and inward

43. At bedtime

44. Layers in the cornea

45. What is the frame height - the most vertical dimension of the lens opening also known as?

46. The portion of the optic nerve that is formed by the meeting of all retinal nerve fibers.

47. Swelling or infection of the membrane lining the eyelids or Conjunctiva.

48. Dilators

49. Every _ Hour

50. What are plus lenses used to correct?