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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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1. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

2. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

3. Cornea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. Sty

12. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

13. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

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

16. Inflammation of the eyelids

17. Drooping of upper eyelid

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

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

20. Macula

21. Increase in pressure inside eye

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

23. Farsightedness

24. Pupil

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

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

27. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

28. Nearsightedness

29. Cut or scratch on cornea

30. Crossed eyes

31. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

32. Inflammation or infection of cornea

33. Optic nerve

34. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

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

36. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

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

38. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

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

40. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

41. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

42. Ciliary muscle

43. Lazy eye

44. Iris

45. Lens

46. Retina

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

48. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

49. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors