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medterm 15

optic nerve carries images to the brain
conjunctiva and lacrimal glands accessory organs
ophthalmologist MD
optometrist OD
aqueous pertaining to water
cilia eyelashes
blepharoplasty surgical repair of the eyelid
conjuctiva a mucous membrane that protects anterior surface of eyelid
pupil the opening in the center of the iris
ciliary body a ring of muscle around outer edge of lens
dacryoadenitis tear gland inflammation
keratotomy cutting into cornea
sclera, choroid, and retina the three layers of the eye
intraoculus pertaining to inside eye
diplopia double vision
pupillometer instrument to measure pupil
rods and cones contains light receptors
fovea centralis contains only cones and is point of clearest vision
retinopathy retina disease
scleromalacia softening of sclera
vitreous humor gel-like shiney substance that fills large open cavity between lens and retina
accommodation ability of eye to adjust to variations in distance
achromatopsia color blindness
amblyopia lazy eye
astigmatism irregular curvature of cornea
cataract lents becomes cloudy or opaque
cryoextraction using cold to remove a cataract
diabetic reinopathy small hemorrhages and edema in retina
fluorescein bright green dye
glaucoma increase in intraocular pressure
hyperopia farsightedness
IOL artificial lens
LASIK correction of myopia using laser surgery
laser retinal photocoagulation stabilize detached or torn retina
macular degeneration loss of vision in center of visual field
myopia nearsightedness
nyctalopia night blindness
nystagmus jerk-appearing involuntary eye movement
optician trained to make corrective lenses
phacoemulsification using sound waves to break up cataract
photophobia excessive sensitivity to light
RK spokelike incisions in cornea
snellen chart testing visual acuity
strabismus weakness of exernal eye muscle
OD right eye
Created by: cheyenneturner