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Anisocoria

unequal pupil size

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Aqueous humor

watery fluid circulating through post/anterior of eye

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Aphakia

absent of eye lens

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Amblyopia

dullness of vision

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Blepharitis

inflammation of eyelids

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Blepharoptosis

drooping upper eyelid

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Blepharospasm

twitching eyelid

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Conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva

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Corneal abrasion

scratch bon the cornea

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Cycloplegic

paralysis of eye muscles

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Cataract

condition of eye when lens becomes cloudy

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Corneoscleral

cornea & sclera layers of eyes

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Corneal

transparent part of eye covering the iris & pupils

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Diabetic retinopathy

damage to blood vessels of eye tissue

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Dacryoadenitis

inflammation of tear gland

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Diplopia

double vision

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Emmetropia

naturally clear vision

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Exotropia

outward turn of eyes

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Extraocular

occurring outside of the eyeball

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Glaucoma

eye condition that damages the optic nerve

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Hordeolum

stye

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Hypertension retinopathy

retinal damage caused by hypertension

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Hyperopia

far sightedness

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Hemianopsia

partial blindness

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Intraocular

inside the eye

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Iritis

inflammation to iris

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Iritic

relating to iris

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Iridectomy

cutting into the iris

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Keratitis

inflammation of cornea

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Lacrimal

pertaining to tears

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Lacrimation

crying eye

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Myopia

near sightedness

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Miosis/miotic

pupil contraction

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Mydriasis/mydriatic

excessive pupil dilation

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Nyctalopia

night blindness

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Nasolacrimal

relating to the lacrimal apparatus & nose

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Ophthalmologist

one who studies eye diseases and performs surgery on eyes

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Ophthalmic

pertaining to eye

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Ophthalmoplegia

paralysis of extraocular muscles

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Optic

eye/vision

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Optometrist

one who provides primary care vision

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Optician

design, verifies & fits correct lens devices

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Ophthalmology

study of the structure function & diseases of the eyes

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Ophthalmopathy

study of eye diseases

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Ophthalmoscope

instrument used to view inside the eye

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Palpebral

relating to eyelids

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Papilledema

swelling around optic disc

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Photophobia

sensitivity to light

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Presbyopia

bilateral vision loss from old age paper

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Pupillary

relating to pupils

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Retinopathy

disease of retina

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Retinal detachment

retina pulls away from blood vessel

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Retinitis

disease of damaged retina

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Strabismus

eyes don't line up in same direction

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Scleritis

inflammation of sclera (eye white)

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Scotoma

depressed vision (blind spot)

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Tonometry

test to measure eye pressure

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Uveitis

inflammation of the middle eye

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Vitreous Humor

clear jelly like substance

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Xerophthalmia

dry eyes caused by vit. A deficiency

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ECCE

extracapsular cataract extraction

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PERRLA

pupils' equal round reactive to light & accommodation

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CC

with correction

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SC

without correction

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IOL

intraocular lens

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REM

rapid eye movement

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VF

visual field

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IOP

intraocular pressure

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OU

both eyes

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OD

right eye

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OS

left eye

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How many different color eyes are there? What are they?

  1. Green, blue, hazel, amber, brown & gray

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SPELLING & MEANING

Phacoemulsification- modern cataract surgery method

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