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Review of Disease11


macular degeneration macula deterirates resulting in progressive vision loss in center of point of vision
cataracts opacities of lens - causes clouding
strabismus misalignment of eyes (crossed eyes)
amblyopia brain does not use equal signal from eyes and disregards image from weaker eye (lazy eye)
vertigo dizziness with sensation of moving in space
glaucoma increased intraocular pressure
astigmatism refraction of light spread over large area rather than focused area on retina
sensorineural hearing loss hearing loss caused by damage to the sound pathway of inner ear to the auditory nerve and brain
tinnitus ringing of the ears
nystagmus rapid eye movement side to side
otitis media infection of the middle ear
presbycusis hearing loss of advancing age
labrynthitis otitis interna
otits externa infection of the outer ear (swimmers ear)
Meniere Disease tinnitus, hearing loss, nausea, vomiting, nystagmus due to inner ear disorder
Created by: cskinner