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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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1. Age-related vision condition in which there is a gradual loss of eye's ability to focus on near objects

2. Vascular layer of the eye; contains the iris and ciliary body and choroid

3. Vision condition in which distant objects are usually seen clearly but close objects do not come into proper focus

4. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

5. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

6. Rare type of eye cancer occurring in young children that develops in the retina

7. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

8. Optic nerve

9. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

10. Lazy eye

11. Farsightedness

12. Group of disorders leading to progressive damage to optic nerve. characterized by loss of nerve tissue resulting in loss of vision

13. Water-borne infection usually caught through poor contact lens hygiene

14. Vision condition that causes blurred vision due to irregular shape of cornea

15. Pupil

16. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

17. Cornea

18. Condition occurring in diabetic patients which causes progressive damage to retina

19. Lens

20. Eye coordination problem in which eyes have a tendency to drift outward when reading or doing close work

21. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

22. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

23. Macula

24. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

25. Loss or lack of development of clear vision in just one eye

26. Shadow images that are seen moving in field of vision caused by particles floating in fluid that fills inside of eye

27. Crossed eyes

28. Increase in pressure inside eye

29. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

30. Group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer use

31. Condition in which there are insufficient tears to lubricate and nourish the eye

32. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

33. Drooping of upper eyelid

34. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

35. Iris

36. Retina

37. Nearsightedness

38. Group of inherited disorders of the retina which cause poor night vision and progressive loss of side vision

39. Inflammation or infection of cornea

40. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

41. Cloudy or opaque area in the normally clear lens of the eye

42. Condition in which both eyes do not look at the same place at the same time

43. Cut or scratch on cornea

44. Sty

45. Ciliary muscle

46. Eye disease affecting macula - causing loss of central vision

47. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

48. Inflammation of the eyelids

49. Slowly developing lump that forms due to blockage and swelling of oil gland in eyelid