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Certified Paraoptometric Coder

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

2. Infection of an oil gland in the eyelid

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

4. Inflammation or infection of conjunctiva

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

6. Drooping of upper eyelid

7. Abnormal response of sensitive eyes to contact with allergens

8. Accumulation of blood underneath the conjunctiva

9. Inflammation or infection of cornea

10. Ciliary muscle

11. Vision disorders that interfere with reading and learning

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

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

14. Nearsightedness

15. Retina

16. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

17. Inability to distinguish certain shades of colors

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

19. Iris

20. Vision condition in which eyes make repetitive uncontrolled movements

21. Macula

22. Lens

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

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

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

26. Inflammation of the eyelids

27. Cut or scratch on cornea

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

29. Increase in pressure inside eye

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

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

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

33. Abnormal growth of tissue on the conjunctiva

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

35. Optic nerve

36. Inflammation of one or more layers of the uvea

37. Type of severe headache accompanied by various visual symptoms

38. Tearing or separation of retina from underlying tissue

39. Farsightedness

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

41. Crossed eyes

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

43. Eye disorder causing progressive thinning and bulging of cornea

44. Lazy eye

45. Sty

46. Cornea

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

48. Pupil

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