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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Refers to imaging by section or sectioning - through the use of any kind of penetrating wave.






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






3. The light sensitive part of the eye.






4. What's it called when the cornea thins and bulges forward?






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






6. The system for sorting and assigning priorities for medical treatment based on the urgency of the systems.






7. Outward






8. The two main types of filing systems.






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






10. Supplies most of the tears to the eye.






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






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






13. As needed






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






15. Every _ Hour






16. Upward and inward






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






18. 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.






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






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






21. What are used to treat dry eyes?






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






23. A topical anesthetic.






24. The procedure using ultraviolet radiation from a laser to remove tissue.






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






26. Constrictors






27. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine






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






29. Glaucoma causes...






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






31. Right eye (OD)






32. Protected health Information






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






34. At bedtime






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






36. 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.






37. Located behind the pupil - and is the secondary mechanism of focus - adjusting the amount of focus the light image requires before it reaches the retina.






38. 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.






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






40. 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.






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






42. The lifeline into and out of the practice.






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






44. 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.






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






46. What does a tonometer measure?






47. Provide a bigger field of vision.






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






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






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