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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The light sensitive part of the eye.






2. 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.






3. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?






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






5. 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.






6. As needed






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






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






9. What are plus lenses used to correct?






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






11. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.






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






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






14. 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.






15. At bedtime






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






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






18. Downward and diagonally






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






20. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine






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






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






23. 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.






24. The smallest unit of lens measure.






25. Upward and diagonally






26. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine






27. The Examination of the inside of the eye.






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






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






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






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






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






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






34. Every _ Hour






35. What are used to treat dry eyes?






36. Drop






37. 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.






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






39. Dilators






40. Outward






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






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






43. Constrictors






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






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






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






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






48. Glaucoma causes...






49. Protected health Information






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