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EyeandEardiseases

HaneyGenPathC14-13

QuestionAnswer
What is another term for farsightedness? Hyperopia
This disease is when there is a loss of elasticity in crystalline lens of the eye. What is it ? Presbyopia
What is another term for nearsightedness? Myopia
This condition is when light focuses unevenly or diffusely across the retina so parts of the visual field appear focused. Astigmatism
What disease is characterized by involuntary eye movement? Nystagmus
What disease is a localized, purulent, inflammatory infection of the sebaceous glands of the eyelid? Stye
What is a scratch on the transparent anterior cellular layer of the eye? Corneal Abrasion
What is a opacity or clouding of the crystalline lens of the eye? Cataract
What condition is when fluid pressure in the eye damages the retina and optic nerve causing blindness? Glaucoma
What is complete or partial separation of the retina ? Retinal Detachment
What is a slow progressive disease that produces changes in the pigmented cells of the retina and macula? Macular Degeneration
What is inflammation of the conjunctiva? Conjunctivitis
What is inflammation of the uveal tract? Uveitis
What is ulcerative or nonulcerative inflammation of the edges of the eyelids, involving hair follicles and glands that open onto the surface? Blepharitis
What is inflammation of the cornea? Keratitis
What is the accumulation of wax in the ear that can cause temporary hearing loss? Impacted Cerumen
What is another name for swimmers ear? External Otitis
What is the accumulation of fluid in the structure of the middle ear? Otitis Media
What is the formation of spongy bone in the ear? Otosclerosis
What consists of nausea, vomiting, and vertigo? Motion Sickness
What is chronic inner ear syndrome marked by attacks of vertigo, and progressive deafness? Meniere's Disease
What are defects in visual acuity from the eyes inability to focus light on the surface of the retina? Refractive Errors
What is a disorder where the eyes can't focus on the same object? Strabismus
Can deafness be passed down from parents? Yes
Created by: Cadkins56