paraoptometric Exam Terms Flashcards

paraoptometric Exam Terms
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PHOT
LIGHT
AB
AWAY
OPT
VISION
Surrounding
peri
blephar
eyelid
A, AN
WITHOUT
ECTOMY
CUTTING OUTEXCISION
OPIA
VISION CONDITION
COR, CORE, PUPIL
PUPIL
inflammation of eyelids.
Blepahritis
IMAGE FOCUSED BEHIND RETINA
HYPEROPIA
CLEAR CELLOPHANE LIKE TISSUE.COVERS SCLERA AND INSIDE SURFACE OF EYELIDS.
CONJUNCTIVA
LOCATED ON FRONT OF ORGAN
ANTERIOR
Inflammation of conjunctiva.Pink eye. Redness, Swelling and discharge.
Conjunctiva
Superior
situated above or directed upward
MEASUREMENTS ON CL THAT CORRELATES WITH THE SHAPE OF PATIENTS EYE
PARAMETERS
CLEAR TRANSPARENT TISSUE LOCATED IN FRONT OF EYE.MOST POWERFUL REFRACTIVE MEDIA OF EYE.PROVIDES MOST OF EYES ABILITY TO FOCUS LIGHT.5 LAYERS=EPITHELIUM, BOWMAN'S LAYER, STROMA, DESCEMET'S MEMBRANE, ENDOTHELIUM, LIMBUS=JUNCTI
CORNEA
IMAGE FOCUSED ON BACK OR RETINA
EMMETRIOPIA
SEEING PART OF EYE.LINES SCLERA.PLACE WHERE LIGHT COMING INTO EYE IS FOCUSED.IMAGES FALL TO NERVE ON CELLS OF RETINA, THEN TRANSMITTED TO BRAIN FOR INTERPRETATION.
RETINA
pertaining to side or position farther away from midline.
lateral
CORNEA CHANGES TO AN IRREGULAR, CONE SHAPED SURFACE. IMAGES FOCUSED ON RETINA AND VISION IS DECREASED.RIGID CONTACT LENS MAY PROVIDE BETTER VISION IN EARLY STAGES.MAY REQUIRE CORNEAL TRANSPLANT.
KERATOCONUS
STUDY OF ONE WHO STUDIES OR PRACTICES
OLOGYOLOGIST
VERY TINY BLOOD VESSELS BETWEEN SCLERA AND CONJUNCTIVA THAT SOMETIMES RUPTURE.BLOOD IS TRAPPED UNDER CONJUNCTIVA.DRAMATIC RED EYE.
SUBCONJUCTIVAL HEMORRHAGE
White portion of eye.Gives shape and structure to eyeball.
Sclera
AREA INSIDE EYEBEHIND IRIS AND IN FRONT OF LENS.
POSTERIOR CHAMBER
DETERMINED BY HEIGHT OF FRAME(B) AND WAY IN WHICH SITS ON NOSE.
FRAME HEIGHT
SIX MUSCLES ATTACHED TO SCLERA FROM BONES SURROUNDING EYE.AIMS EYE IN DIRECTION WE WISH TO LOOK.WITHOUT WE WOULD HAVE TO MOVE OUR HEAD.
EXTRAOCULAR MUSCLE
UPPER EYEWIRE OF FRAME SHOULD CONTOUR TO SHAPE OF PATIENTS EYEBROW.GOAL TO BALANCE FEATURES OF FACE.MINIMIZES FEATURES OF ROUND OR SQUARE FACE=FIT FRAME WITH OPPOSITE FEATURES.
COSMETIC CRITERIA
AREA IN SPACE THAT IS VISIBLE TO EYEPERIMETRY MEASURES THIS AREATESTS PERIPHERAL VISIONCHANGES IN VISUAL FIELD HELPS DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF DISEASE PATIENT MAY HAVE.
VISUAL FIELD
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