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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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1. The light sensitive part of the eye.

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

3. What are used to treat dry eyes?

4. Inward

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

6. At bedtime

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

8. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

9. Layers in the cornea

10. A group of diseases that can damage the eye's optic nerve and result in the vision loss and blindness. It occurs when the normal fluid pressure inside the eyes slowly rises.

11. The two main types of filing systems.

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

13. Constrictors

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

15. The smallest unit of lens measure.

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

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

18. 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?

19. 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.

20. By mouth

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

22. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine

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

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

25. 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.

26. Drop

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

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

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

30. The ability to maintain visual focus on an object with both eyes creating a single visual image.

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

32. What does a tonometer measure?

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

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

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

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

37. Provide a bigger field of vision.

38. 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.

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

40. The Examination of the inside of the eye.

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

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

43. What lens material is the easiest to break?

44. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.

45. Associated with aging and results in damaging sharp and central vision.

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

47. Protected health Information

48. What are plus lenses used to correct?

49. 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.

50. Downward and diagonally