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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Constrictors






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






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






4. The two main types of filing systems.






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






6. Inward






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






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






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






10. 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.






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






12. A topical anesthetic.






13. Drop






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






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






16. What are used to treat dry eyes?






17. What does a tonometer measure?






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






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






20. Upward and inward






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






22. Supplies most of the tears to the eye.






23. The light sensitive part of the eye.






24. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine






25. Provide a bigger field of vision.






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






27. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.






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






29. As needed






30. The Examination of the inside of the eye.






31. 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.






32. What are cycloplegic drugs used for?






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






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






35. The smallest unit of lens measure.






36. Layers in the cornea






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






38. Glaucoma causes...






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






40. The lifeline into and out of the practice.






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






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






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






44. A mid-index lens material that is thinner than glass or CR-39 - free from distortion and aberration and able to be used as a safety lens.






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






46. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine






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






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






49. Upward and diagonally






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