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Contact Term 6

Esophoria Tendency of the eye to turn inward
Exophoria Tendency of the eye to trun outward
Esotropia Mainfest turning inward of the eye; convergent stabismus (crossd eye)
Exotropia Abnormal turning ourward of the eye (from the nose) of one or both eyes; divergent strabismus
Flare Tyndall effect, or the scattering of light in a beam directed into the anterior chamber occuiring as a result of increased protein content of the aqueous humor. it is a sign of sever inflammation of the iris and/or ciliary body
Floaters Small particles consisting of cells, pigment, or fibrin that move in the vitreous
Fornix A loose fold of the conjunctiva occuring where that part of the conunctiva covering the eyeball meets the conjunctiva lining the eyelid.
Fovea Smalle depression in the retina and the back of the eye; the part of the macula adapted for msot acute vision
Fundus inside of the eye; primarily the retina, optic disc, and the retinal vessels that can be seen with an opthalmoscope
Glaucoma Occular disease having as its primary characteristic, a sustained IOP that the eye cannot withstand without damage to its structure or impairment of the function
Ghost vessels Empty vessels remaining after corneal invasion by blood vessels
Herpes simplex Inflammatory condition of the iris or conjunctiva due to the herpres simplex virus
Herpes zoster shingles; extrememly painful, blisterlike skin lesion on the face, sometimes with inflammtion of the cornea, sclera, ciliary body, and optic nerve.
Heterochromia Having a different color iris in each eye
Heterotropia An obvious or manifest deviation of visual axis of an eye out of alignment with the other eye.
Hyphema Pooling of blood in the anterior chamber of the eye
Hypopyon Accumulation of pus in the anterior chamber
Herdeolum external - acute pustular infection of the oil glands of Zeis, also called a stye; internal - acute infrection or inflammation in a meibomian gland. If chronic called a chalazion
Hyperemia Congestion of blood vessels
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