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ophthalmic surgery

ophthalmic surgery Fuller's/ch 24

What procedure is performed to treat an intraocular malignancy such as retinoblastoma or melanoma? enucleation
Vitreous is normally Clear and gel-like
Trabeculectomy is a procedure done to treat ___? glaucoma
When should the operating microscope be damp dusted with disinfectant? Before use
What kind of anesthesia is always used in pediatric ophthalmic surgery? general
in ophthalmic surgery, an increase in anxiety in the patient may cause ___? hemmorrhage
The goal of ophthalmic procedures is to produce a ____? good cosmetic effect
Orbital decompression is most commonly indicated for ___? Grave's disease
Entropion is the abnormal inversion of the ___? lower eyelid
In preparation for the entropian procedure, what should the scrub have on hand? Chalazion clamp
ophthalmic muscle surgery is performed to correct deviations in the eye caused by ___? strabismus
What procedure is performed to create a permenant opening in the tear duct for the drainage of tears? dacryocystorhinostomy
the tissue that refracts light rays as they enter the eye is the ___? cornea
If the patient's arms are tucked at their sides improperly, this can cause ___? nerve and tissue injury
In ophthalmic surgery, the scrub passes the needle holder to the surgeon as though it were a ___? pencil
What is the solution most frequently used to irrigate the eye? BSS
An ophthalmic post-op infection can lead to ___? permenent blindness
the pigmented contractile membrane composed mainly of muscle tissue is the ___? iris
the large posterior cavity of the eyeball is filled with ___? vitreous humor
the fluid filled space between the back of the iris and the front of the lens is the ___? posterior chamber
Surgical removal of the eyeball after the muscles have been cut is ___? enucleation
the condition in which the crystalline lens of the eye or its capsule, or both, becomes opaque is___? cataract
a common technique to repair a retinal detachment is to produce ___ between the layers. adhesions
the procedure to reconnect the sensory layer of the retina and the pigmented epithelial layer is called ___? scleral buckling
Healon is a ___? viscoelastic
A complication of externation may be a puncture of the bony orbit where a ___ leak may occur. CSF
Evisceration is contraindicated in malignancy and blind, painful eyes because it leaves the ___. ciliary nerves
the most common cause of vitreous opacity is ___? hemmorrhage
the clear, watery fluid that fills the anterior and posterior chambers at the front of the eye is ___? aqueous humor
whose responsibility is it to determine the correct operative site? entire surgical team
before the procedure begins, the scrub should check all instruments for ___? function
whose responsibility is it to maintain irrigation over the eye during surgery? scrub
is entropion or ectropion the abnormal sagging of the lower eyelid? ectropian
the most common sign of an abnormality of the lacrimal system is infection and ___? constant tearing
following a cataract extraction, an ___ may be indicated; it is considered a complication. anterior vitrectomy
an intravitreous gas injection is used to create pressure on the retina; the gases used include ___? sulfur hexafluoride
complete removal of the eyeball is ___? enucleation
removal of the content of eye while leaving the sclera intact is ___? evisceration
surgical removal of the eyeball after the muscles and nerves have been severed is ___? enucleation
removal of the entire contents of the orbit is ___? externation
Created by: BellaJerrent