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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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1. The nerve center of the eye where light is converted into an electrical signal that travels along the optic nerve to the brain.

2. 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.

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

4. Every _ Hour

5. 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.

6. A topical anesthetic.

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

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

9. Supplies most of the tears to the eye.

10. 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.

11. Downward and inward

12. What lens material is the easiest to break?

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

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

15. The light sensitive part of the eye.

16. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.

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

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

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

20. Is a clouding of the eye's lens and is the leading cause of blindness.

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

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

23. The smallest unit of lens measure.

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

25. Swelling or infection of the membrane lining the eyelids or Conjunctiva.

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

27. Its purpose: Improve the portability and continuity of health insurance overage - improve access to long-term care services and coverage - to simplify administrative care.

28. By mouth

29. Glaucoma causes...

30. The distance between the center of the pupil of each eye.

31. What is the name for the part of the frame that connects the two eyewires?

32. Numerous different surgeries that facilitate the escape of excess aqueous humor from the eye to lower the intraocular pressure and a few that lower IOP by decreasing the production of aqueous humor.

33. A paralysis of the ciliary muscle - so accommodation can't occur.

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

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

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

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

38. Protected health Information

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

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

41. 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.

42. What does a tonometer measure?

43. 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?

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

45. What are plus lenses used to correct?

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

47. As needed

48. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine

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. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?