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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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1. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.

2. What are plus lenses used to correct?

3. Dilators

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

5. Outward

6. Drop

7. The light sensitive part of the eye.

8. An ophthalmic stain - available in liquid form and is the most commonly used ophthlmic dye.

9. By mouth

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

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

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

13. 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.

14. The two main types of filing systems.

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

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

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

18. What are used to treat dry eyes?

19. The distance from the back surface of the lens to the front of the eye.

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

21. A topical anesthetic.

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

23. Right eye (OD)

24. A method of determining the state of refraction of the eye by illumination the retina with a mirror and observing the direction of movement of the retinal illumination and adjacent shadow when the mirror is turned.

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

26. Downward and inward

27. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?

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

29. 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.

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

31. Protected health Information

32. What does a tonometer measure?

33. Layers in the cornea

34. Glaucoma causes...

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

36. A lens with no power.

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

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

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

40. The smallest unit of lens measure.

41. 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.

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

43. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine

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

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

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

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

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

49. What lens material is the easiest to break?

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