AKA: adnexa oculi
Structures outside the eyeball; including orbit, eye muscles, eyelids, eye lashes, conjunctiva and lacrimal apparatus.
A condition in which the eye does not focus properly because of uneven curvatures of the cornea
A sense of whirling, dizziness, and the loss of balance. Often combined with nausea and vomitting
A ringing, buzzing or raoring sound in one or both ears
Inflammation of the sclera
The loss of transparency of the lens that causes a progressive loss of visual clarity
The simultaneous inward movement of the eyes toward each other
A group of diseases characterized by increased intraocular pressure that cause damage to the retinal nerve fibers and the optic nerve
The condition of common changes in the eyes that occur with aging
A surgical procedure to treat myopia.
Incisions are made into the cornea to cause it to flatten.
Inflammation of the eustachian tube
A defect in which light rays focus in front of the retina. (Occurs most commonly around puberty)
Ankylosis of the bones of the middle ear, resulting in a conductive hearing loss
Surgical incision in the eardrum to create an opening for the placement of tympanostomy tubes
Holds a DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY degree and specializes in measuring the accuracy of vision to determine whether corrective lenses are needed
A defect in which light rays focus beyond the retina
A pus-filled lesion on the eyelid resulting from an infection in a sebaceous gland
AKA: anterior uveitis
An inflammation of the uveal tract affecting primarily structures in the front of the eye
Inflammation of the middle ear
Inflammation of the cornea
A skin condition resulting from the destruction of the melanocytes due to unknown causes
The partial or complete loss of hair, most commonly on the scalp
A cluster of connected faruncles (boils)
A fungal infection that can grow on the skin, hair, or nail. (Has nothing to do with a work, as fungus grows it spreads out in a worm-like circle leaving normal-looking skin in the middle)
A form of persistent or recurring dermatitis that is usually characterized by redness, itching and dryness, with possible blistering, cracking, oozing, or bleeding
Autoimmune disorder in which the connective tissues become thickened and hardened, causing the skin to become hard and swollen(can affect joints and internal organs also)
A skin infection caused by an infestation with ITCH MITE, which causes small, itchy bumps and blisters due to tiny mites that burrow into the top layer of human skin to lay their eggs
The removal of dirt, foreign objects, damaged tissue, and cellular debris from a wound to prevent infection and to promote healing.
An ulcerated area in which prolonged pressure has caused tissue death
Characterized by tiny red pimples and broken blood vessels.
An acute, rapidly spreading infection within the connective tissues that is characterized by malaise, swelling, warmth, and red streaks.
A common skin disorder characterized by flare-ups in which red papules covered with silvery scales occur on the elbows, knees, scalp, back, or buttocks.
Inflammation of the skin.
Associated with most forms of dermatitis.
Fungal infection of the nail.
An automoimmune disorder characterized by a red, scaly rash on the face and upper trunk.
An abnormal raised or thickened scar that expands beyond the boundries of the incision.
HIghly contagious bacterial skin infection that commonly occurs in children
Usually cuased by an injury, is a swelling of clotted blood trapped in the tissues
Inflammation of the hair follicles
A group of hereditary disorders characterized by dry, thickened, and scaly skin
A benign, superficial wart-like growth on the epithelial tissue or elsewhere in the body, such as in the bladder
The surgical removal of excess skin and fat around the face to eliminate wrinkles
Itchy wheals caused by an allergic reaction
Overactivity of the sebaceaous glands that results in the production of an excessive amount of sebum
AKA: melasma OR mask of pregnancy
A pigmentation disorder characterized by brownish spot on the face
Excessively dry skin
A discolored, flat spot that is less than 1 cm in diameter (freckles, or flat moles, are examples of macules)
An infestation with lice
The presence of excessive body and facial hair in women, usually occurring in a male pattern