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Eye Word

Week 7

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Surgical procedure. Removing a portion of iris tissue. Iridectomy
Pathologic condition. Inflammation of the iris. Can cause pain, tearing, blurred vision, small pupil (miosis) and a red congested eye. Iritis
Test chart. Colored dots appear as numbers or patterns to individuals who have various types of color vision defects. Used for color vision evaluation Ishihara Test Plates
Assessment of near visual acuity using numbers and Chart. Colored dots appear as numbers and patterns to individuals who have various types of color vision defects. Used for color vision evaluation Jaeger Test
Pathologic Condtion. Corneal inflammation, characterized by loss of luster and transparency, and cellular infilration Keratitis
Dry eye syndrome, Corneal and conjunctival dryness due to deficientor abnormal quaitly (dysfunctional) tear production, mostly in menopausal and postmenopausal women. Causes foreign body sensation, burning eyes, filamentary keratits, erosion of the... Keratitis Sicca
Degenerative corneal disease affection vision. Characterized by generalized thinning and cone-shaped protrusion of the central cornea, usually in boy eye. Becomes apparent during 2nd decade of life. Hereditary. Keratoconus
Strands of coiled , superficial corneal cells (epithelium) loosely attached to the cornea that, when broken free, leave small painful ulcers. Associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca and trachoma Keratitis Filamentary
Refractive surgery. Refers to any lamellar refractive corneal surgical procedure that reshapes a portion of the corneal stroma to correct refractive errors. A methold of flattening the cornea to correct high myopia Keratomileusis
Pathologic condition. Any abnormality of the cornea Keratopathy
Surgical procedure. Surgery on the cornea; usually refers to a corneal graft procedure (replaceing scarred or diseased cornea with clear corneal tissue from a donor). Keratoplasty
Anatomy. Almond-shaped structure that produces tears. Located at the upper outer region of the orbit, above the eyeball Lacrimal Gland
Tear prodcution; crying Lacrimation
Pathologic condition. Inability to close the eyelids completely, leading to corneal and conjunctival drying. See also exposure keratits Lagophthalmos
Surgical procedure. Partial-thickness corneal transplant where only the outer corneal layers are excised and replaced with donor corneal tissue. Lamellar Keratoplasty
Insturment. Acronym: Light amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Laser
Dense ocrneal opacity (a less dense opacity is called a macula; the least dense is a nebula) Leukoma
transitional zone about 1-2mm wide, where the cornea joins the sclera (white of the eye) and the bulbar conjunctiva attaces to the eyeball. Limbus
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