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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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

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

3. Outward

4. 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.

5. A broken blood vessel between the sclera and conjunctiva.

6. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine

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

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

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

10. By mouth

11. Upward and diagonally

12. Every _ Hour

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

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

15. At bedtime

16. A test that allows a doctor to see inside the back of the eye and other structures using a magnifying instrument and a light source.

17. The chart most often used to measure acuity at distance.

18. 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.

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

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

21. The Examination of the inside of the eye.

22. As needed

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

24. What lens material is the easiest to break?

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

26. Glaucoma causes...

27. Drop

28. Layers in the cornea

29. A topical anesthetic.

30. Downward and diagonally

31. The light sensitive part of the eye.

32. Constrictors

33. 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.

34. Inward

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

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

37. The nerve center of the eye where light is converted into an electrical signal that travels along the optic nerve to the brain.

38. Computer-assisted method of mapping the surface curvature of the cornea.

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

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

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

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

43. Its purpose: Improve the portability and continuity of health insurance overage - improve access to long-term care services and coverage - to simplify administrative care.

44. Dilators

45. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

46. What are used to treat dry eyes?

47. Diabetic patients may have vision loss due to...

48. The entire area that can be seen when the eye is directed forward including that which is seen with peripheral vision.

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

50. 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.