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Certified Paraoptometric Exam

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

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

3. 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.

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

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

6. Glaucoma causes...

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

8. The smallest unit of lens measure.

9. Downward and inward

10. 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.

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

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

13. What lens material is the easiest to break?

14. Constrictors

15. Supplies most of the tears to the eye.

16. A topical anesthetic.

17. What are used to treat dry eyes?

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

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

20. Right eye (OD)

21. 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.

22. 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.

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

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

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

26. 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?

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

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

29. The light sensitive part of the eye.

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

31. Protected health Information

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. Ultraviolet Coating protect the eye from damaging...

34. Outward

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

36. The lifeline into and out of the practice.

37. A lens with no power.

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

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

40. Proparacaine - Tetracaine - Cocaine

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

42. 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.

43. Layers in the cornea

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

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

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

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

48. Tropicamide - Atropine - Scopolamine - Phenylephrine

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

50. Provides nutrients for the lens and posterior cornea.