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chapter 30 cpt

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aphakia
absence of the lens of the eyes
echography
ultrasound procedure in which sound waves are bounced off an internal organ and the resulting image is recorded
gonioscopy
use of a scope to examine the angles of the eye
hemodialysis
cleansing of the blood outside the body
modality
treatment method
nystagmus
rapid involuntary eye movements
optokinetic
movement of the eye to objects moving in the visual field
percutaneous
through the skin
phlebotomy
cutting into a vein
retrograde
moving backward or against the usual direction of flow
subcutaneous
tissue below dermis, primarily fat cells that insulate the body
tonometry
measurement of pressure or tension
transcutaneous
entering by way of the skin
tympanometry
procedure for evaluation of middle ear disorders
OTH
other routes
IT
inhalant solution
IV
intravenous
IM
intramuscular
SC
subcutaneous
INH
intrathecul
VAR
various routes
oscillating
to swing backward and forward
audiometry
hearing test
tympanometry
procedure for evaluating middle ear disorders
electrocochleography
stimulation of the cochea to measure electial activity
orthoptic
corrective, in the correct place
angioscopy
studing the capillaries of the eyes
electroretinography
recording electrical activity in the retina
anomaloscope
a device for detecting color blindness
aphakia
absence of the lens of the eye
corneosclera
cornea and sclera together forming one organ
cornea
the transparent part of the coat of the eyeball that covers the iris and pupil and admits light to the interior
sclera
the think outer coat of the eye, mostly white and opique