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Ophth Office P #1

Common Optometric/Ophthalmic Abbreviations

TermDefinition
Concave lens (for myopia) -
Convex lens (for hyperopia) +
Prism or prism diopters
Assessment A
Anterior Chamber A/C or AC
Abrasion ABR
Angle Closure Glaucoma ACG
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy AION
Afferent Pupillary Defect APD
Age Related Macular Degeneration ARMD
Base Curve BC
Base Down/Base UP BD / BU
Background Diabetic Retinopathy BDR
Base In/Base Out BI / BO
Blood Pressure BP
Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion BRAO
Branch Retinal Venous Occlusion BRVO
Best Corrected Visual Acuity BCVA
Chronic Angle Closure Glaucoma CACG
With correction cc
Chief Complaint CC
Counting fingers CF
Contact Lens CL
Cystoid Macular Edema CME
Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma COAG
Congenital CONG
Conjunctiva CONJ
Central Retinal Artery Occlusion CRAO
Central Retinal Vein Occlusion CRVO
Central Serous Retinopathy CSR
Cylinder CYL
Diopter D
Distance/Near D/N
Disc Diameter DD
Dilated Fundus Exam DFE
Diameter DIA
Diagnosis Dx
Extra Ocular Muscles EOM
Esotropia ET
External EXT
Foreign Body FB
Gonioscopy GONIO
Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis GPC
Headache HA
Hand Motion Vision HM
Herpes Simplex Virus HSV
Hypertension HTN
Humphrey Visual Fields HVF
Herpes Zoster Virus HZV
Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus IDDM
Intraocular Lens IOL
Intraocular Pressure IOP
Distance Between Pupils IPD
Keratometry or Cornea K
Lower Eyelid LL
Light Perception Vision LP
Motor Vehicle Accident MVA
Nasal N
Narrow Angle Glaucoma NAG
Non-Contact Tonometer NCT
Neovascularization NEO / NV
Nerve Fiber Layer NFL
No Improvement NI
Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus NIDDM
No light perception NLP
Near point of accommodation NPA
Near point of convergence NPC
Nuclear Sclerosis Cataract NSC
Objective O
Open Angle Glaucoma OAG
Right Eye OD
Optic Nerve Head ONH
Over Refeaction OR
Left Eye OS
Both Eyes OU
Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens Implant PCIOL
Prism Diopters PD
Distance between Pupils PD
Pupils Equal Round Reactive to Light (and Accommodation) PERRL(A)
Pinhole PH
Peripheral Iridectomy (Iridotomy) (treatment for glaucoma) PI
Pinguecula PING
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma POAG
Photorefractive Keratectomy PRK
Posterior Subcapsular Cataract PSC
Pterygium PTYG
Posterior Vitreous Detachment PVD
Retinal Detachment RD
Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lens RGP
Radial Keratotomy RK
Retinopathy of Prematurity ROP
Retinitis Pigmentosa RP
Prescription Rx
Subjective or Superior S
Without correction sc
Soft Contact Lens SCL
Slit Lamp SL
Slit Lamp Exam SLE(x)
Subj., Object, Asses., Plan Format SOAP
Sphere SPH
Superficial Punctate Keratitis SPK
Temporal T
Temporal Arteritis TA
Tension (IOP)by Applanation= Intraocular Pressure Ta
Tear Break-Up Time TBUT
Trial Frame TF
Transient Ischemic Attack TIA
Upper Eyelid UL
Visual Acuity VA
Visual Field VF
Within normal limits WNL
Exotropia XT
History of Present Illness HPI
Review of Systems ROS
Past Medical, Family, and Social History PFSH
Character,Onset, Location, Duration, Exacerbation, Relief COLDER
Head, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat HEENT
Without complaint sc
Complains of c/o
Alert and oriented person, place, and time A+O x 3
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