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Eyes Abnormalities

Abnormalities of the eyes and ears

QuestionAnswer
Pseudostraubimus false appearance of crossed eyes
Strabismus (tropia) Constant misalignment. May Cause Amblyopia
Estropia Eyes point inward
Exotropia Eyes point outwards
Phoria drifting to accommodate for weak muscles.
Esophoria Inward drifting
exophoria outward drifting
Paralytic Strabismus paralysis of an extraocular nerve
Ptosis Drooping Eye
Exophthalmos Extruding eyeballs
Entropion inward turned eyelid
ectropin outward turned eyelid
blepharitis Staph infection of the eye; inflammation of the eyelids
Hordeulum Stye (infected eyelash follicle)
Miosis pinpoint Eyes; constriction
Anisocoria unequal size
Mydriasis Dilated and Fixed stare
Myopia nearsightedness, 2nd number is larger than 20. Larger the second number, the worse vision you have.
Legally blind at what vision? 20/200
Presbyopia lens of the eye loses its ability to focus. Move snellen card closer to accommodate.
Ptosis Drooping eyelid
Cataract Clouding of the eyes
Number 1 cause of blindess Cataract
Nystagmus Oscillating or shaking movement of the eye.
Cyanosis of the lower lid heart or lung disorder
Papilledema sweeling of the optic disk
Glaucoma conditions that affect the optic nerve.
optic atrophy evidence by the disc being white in color and lack of disc vessels
cotton wool patches evidence of hypertension
hyphemia injury causes red blood cells to collect in the lower half of the anterior chamber
hypopyon white blood cells accumulate in the anterior chamber and produce cloudiness in the iris
Created by: dgreen158