Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Opthalmic Assisting

Introduction to Ophthalmic Medical Assisting

Ophthalmology Medical and surgical specialty that is concerned with the eye and its surrounding structures, the eye's proper function, eye disease and disorders , and all aspects of vision.
Ophthalmoscope Instrument used to examine the retina and optic nerve.
Retinal Detachment A condition in which the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye becomes detached from the underlying layer, resulting in loss of peripheral vision or blindness.
Glaucoma Disease associated with increased pressure in the eye.
Ophthalmologist A medical doctor specializing in the prevention, diagnosis, as well as surgical treatment of vision problems and eye diseases.
Optometrist An independent practioner who is trained to prescribe eye glasses and contact lenses as well as to detect eye disease. In some states, Optometrists are permitted to diagnose and medically treat some eye diseases.
Optician An independent professional usually state licensed to make (dispense)eye glasses and contact lenses according to prescriptions supplied by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.
Orthoptist A specialist who tests visual function, evaluates eye muscle disorders and impairments in binocular vision; Assists in diagnosis, management, and non-surgical treatment of eye muscle imbalance and related visual impairments.
Ocularist Fabricates and fits patients with prostheses (artifical eyes or shells) which replace a surgically removed or cover an unsightly eye.
Ophthalmic Photographer Photographs the eye structures for diagnosis and documentation.
Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Individual who helps the ophthalmologist with diagnostic and treatment-oriented procedures.
Created by: dmontemurro