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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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1. The part of the retina responsible for sharp - clear vision.

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

3. Corrects one eye for distance and the other eye for near and can be used to correct presbyopia.

4. The instrument that contains lenses and can be used to determine a spectacle correction.

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

6. A paralysis of the ciliary muscle - so accommodation can't occur.

7. What is the name for the part of the frame that connects the two eyewires?

8. One type of contact lens is applied after waking and removed before going to sleep.

9. The light sensitive part of the eye.

10. What is the primary function of the inferior rectus muscle?

11. The gel that fills the eye and allows it to maintain its shape. Also serves as a clear pathway for light when it travels from the lens to the retina.

12. What are plus lenses used to correct?

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

14. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine

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

16. What does a tonometer measure?

17. Numerous different surgeries that facilitate the escape of excess aqueous humor from the eye to lower the intraocular pressure and a few that lower IOP by decreasing the production of aqueous humor.

18. Upward and inward

19. Upward and diagonally

20. The smallest unit of lens measure.

21. Back vertex power which includes sphere and cylinder power.

22. Transparent covering of the eye that lies between the eyelid and front of the eye.

23. Involves an imbalance in the positionig of the two eyes. I can cause the eys to cross in or tuyrn out. It's cause by a lack of coordination between the eyes.

24. As needed

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

26. The Examination of the inside of the eye.

27. A test that measures the pressure inside your eye - which is called intraocular pressure.

28. Supplies most of the tears to the eye.

29. What are used to treat dry eyes?

30. Right eye (OD)

31. When water is retained and swelling occurs in the cornea.

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

33. Protected health Information

34. 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.

35. Laser-based - non contact - noon invasive imaging technique.

36. At bedtime

37. A layer located behind the retina and absorbs unused radiation.

38. Downward and inward

39. What lens material is the easiest to break?

40. Inward

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

42. Refers to imaging by section or sectioning - through the use of any kind of penetrating wave.

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

44. Dilators

45. What provides the major refractive power of the eye?

46. The creation of a photograph of the interior surface of the eye.

47. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

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

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

50. A topical anesthetic.