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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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

2. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?

3. At bedtime

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

5. By mouth

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

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

8. Layers in the cornea

9. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

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

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

12. Provide a bigger field of vision.

13. Upward and inward

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

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

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

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

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

19. Protected health Information

20. Constrictors

21. A lens with no power.

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

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

24. Outward

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

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

27. Upward and diagonally

28. Glaucoma causes...

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

30. As needed

31. A topical anesthetic.

32. What is the primary function of the inferior rectus muscle?

33. 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.

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

35. The smallest unit of lens measure.

36. The Examination of the inside of the eye.

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

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

39. The entire area that can be seen when the eye is directed forward including that which is seen with peripheral vision.

40. Dilators

41. This is the pathway between the ye and the brain along which the signals produced by the retina travel to the brain.

42. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine

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

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

45. Measurement of the form and curvature of the cornea.

46. Inward

47. 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.

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

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

50. Which type of lens will have the same power in all areas of the lens?