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Med.Term C17 Abbrev

Chabner, Language of Medicine 11th edition-Chapter 17 abbreviations

AbbreviationMeaning
AD Right ear
ALT Argon laser trabeculoplasty
AMD Age-related macular degeneration
AOM Acute otitis media
AS Left ear
EENT Eyes, ears, nose, and throat
ENG Electronystagmography
ENT Ears, nose, and throat
ETD Eustachian tube dysfunction
HEENT Head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat
IOL Intraocular lens
IOP Intraocular pressure
LASER light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
LASIK Laser in situ keratomileusis
OD Right eye; doctor or optometry
OS Left eye
OU Both eyes
PE tube Pressure-equalizing tube
PERRLA Pupils equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation
POAG Primary, open-angle glaucoma
PRK Photorefractive keratectomy
SLT Selective laser trabeculoplasty
SOM Serous otitis media
VA Visual acuity
VF Visual field
 



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