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OPTHAMOLOGY

MP FINAL - OPTHAMOLOGY

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OPTHALMOLOGY OPTHALM/O- EYE -OLOGY
OPTHALMOLOGIST PHYSICIAN WHO PRACTICES IN THE MEDICAL SPECIALTY OF OPTHALMOLOGY. CAN DO EVERYTHING AN OPTOMETRIST DOES BUT CAN ALSO PERFORM SURGERY
CHOROID SPONGY MEMBRANE OF BLOOD VESSELS THAT ARE PART OF THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THE EYE. BETWEEN THE SCLERA AND RETINA. BLOOD VESSELS SUPPLY BLOOD TO THE EYE.
SCLERA WHITE OF THE EYE
RETINA INNERMOST LINING IN THE BACK OF THE EYE. PROCESSES LIGHT AND CONVERTS INTO NEURAL SIGNALS ON THE BRAIN FOR VISUAL RECOGNITION
FOVEA SHARPEST VISION - AREA OF GREATEST VISUAL ACTIVITY. LIES W/IN THE LARGER MACULA. A SMALL DEPRESSION IN THE CENTER OF THE MACULA
PUPIL ROUND OPENING THAT ALLOWS LIGHT RAYS TO ENTER THE EYE.
OPTIC DISK BLIND SPOT. BRIGHT YELLOW-WHITE CIRCLE WITH DISTINCT EDGES IN THE AREA OF THE RETINA CLOSEST TO THE NOSE.
MYOPIA MYOP/O - NEAR VISION - NEARSIGHTEDNESS
HORDEOLUM STYE - RED PAINFUL SWELLING OR PIMPLE CONTAINING PUS ON THE EYELID. CAUSED BY BACTERIAL INFECTION IN A SEBACEOUS GLAND. CAN BECOME A CHALAZION OR GRANULAR LUMP OR CYST
CATARACT CLOUDING OF THE LENS CAUSED BY AGING SUN EXPOSURE, TRAUMA, SMOKING OR DRUGS. VISION IS DULL AND BLURRY WITH FADED COLORS AND A YELLOWISH TINT AROUND THE LIGHTS
LIMBUS BODER WHERE THE WHITE SCLERA BECOMES THE TRANSPARENT CORNEA OVER THE ANTERIOR ASPECT OF THE EYE.
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