CH 15 Ophthalmology AACC 1
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Dacryocystitis is an infection of the:
A condition that causes pronounced outward bulging of the anterior surface of the eye is called:
Glaucoma is a threat to vision because it involves a/an:
increase in intraocular pressure that gradually destroys structures in the eye.
Which of the following is used to measure distance vision?
What category of drugs is used to dilate the pupil and prepare the eye for an exam?
The abbreviation OS means:
The formation of new, fragile blood vessels in the retina is caused by uncontrolled ________.
All of the following are true about night blindness except:
it causes the vision to be decreased in dim light.
it occurs with aging.
it is caused by a lack of vitamin A.
it is caused by macular degeneration.
it is caused by macular degeneration
The combining forms lent/o- and lenticul/o- mean:
lens (of the eye)
Inflammation or infection of the eyelid with redness, crusts, and scales at the bases of the eyelashes is called:
Which of the following is not true about the sclera?
It produces aqueous humor.
The border between the transparent edge of the cornea and the white of the sclera is the:
The combining form papill/o- means:
Clouding of the lens is called:
Reattaching and fixing the membrane that lines the back of the eyeball when it has become detached is a surgical procedure known as:
Which medical procedure is performed to test the ability of the ciliary muscles and ligaments to contract and flex the lens as demonstrated on near and distance visual acuity tests?
Mydriatic eye drops are given to a patient before an examination of the internal eye in order to:
dilate the pupils
Which of the following is a test for color blindness?
When the pupils are unequal in size, this is known as ________.
The combining form blephar/o- means:
The combining form irid/o- refers to the:
colored portion of the eye
The combining form xer/o- means:
Inflammation and edema of the optic disk is known as:
The combining form aque/o- means:
To seal leaking blood vessels in the retina, which surgical procedure using a laser would be performed?
Deviation of one or both eyes, medially or laterally, is known as ________.
Repetitive, involuntary, rhythmic movements of the eye when the patient looks to one side or the other are known as:
The patient has a herpes simplex infection of his eye. The medication prescribed for this condition is a/an ________ drug.
Yellow coloration of the conjunctivae which makes the sclerae also appear yellow is called:
Presbyopia is characterized by:
decreased flexibility of the lens
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