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pertaining to a rubing away or scratching of the cornea
corneal abrasion
prolapse of an eyelid
blepharoptosis
fluid found in the anterior chamber of the eye
aqueous humor
inflammation of tear glands
dacryoadenitis
inflammation of an eyelid
blepharitis
pertaining to paralysis of the ciliary body of the eye
cycloplegic
inflammation of the iris of the eye
iritis
condition of unequal size of pupils
anisocoria
inflammation of the membrane lining the undersurface of the eyelids
conjuctivitis
removal of the iris
iridectomy
pertaining to within the eye
intraocular
paralysis of the eye
opthalmoplegia
inflammation of the cornea
keratitis
process of tearing
lacrimation
specialist in examining eyes and prescribing corrective lenses
optometrist
pertaining to an eyelid
palpebral
a medical doctor who specializes in treating disorders of the eye
opthalmologist
pertaining to tears
lacrimal
nonmedical professional who grinds lenses and fits glasses
optician
pertaining to vision
optic
pertaing to the cornea and the sclera
corneoscleral
soft jelly like material behind the lens
vitreous humor
pertaining to the central area surrounded by the iris
pupillary
swelling in the region of the optic disc
papill edema
inflammation of the vascular layer of the eye
uveitis
disease of the retina of the eye
hypertensive retinopathy
use of ultrasonic vibrations to fragment the lens and remove it from the eye
phacoemulsification
inflammation of the whit of eye
scleritis
condition of absence of a lens
aphakia
inflammation of the retina
retinitis
contraction of the pupil
miosis
condition of double vision
diplopia
night blindness
nyctalopia
condition of dull, dim vision
ambylopia
impairment of vision in old age
presbyopia
condition of dry eyes
xerophthalmia
increased intraocular pressure leads to retinal and optic nerve damage
glaucoma
enlargement fo pupils
mydriasis
sensitivity to light
photophobia
area of depressed vision surrounded by an area of normal vision
scotoma
absence of vision in half of the visual feild
hemianopsia
abnormal inward turning of an eye
esotropia
progressive damage to the macula of the eye
macular degeneration
suture of a silicone band to the sclera over a detached portion of the retina
scleral buckle
surgical repair of the cornea
keratoplasty
visual examination of the interior of the eye
opthalmoscopy
measuremtne of the area within which objects are seen
visual field test
intravenous injection of a dye followed by serial photographs of the retina
fluorescein angiography
removal of the vitreous humor
vitrectomy
use of an excimer laser to correct errors of refraction
lasik
clarity of vision is assessed
visual activity test
ultrasonic vibration break up the lens whichthen is aspirated through the ultrasonic probe
phacoemulsification
removal of hte entire eyeball
enucleation
intense precisely focused light beam creates an inflammatory reaction that seals retinal tears and leaky retical blood vessels
laser photocoagulation
examination of anterior ocular structures under microscopic magnification
slit lamp microscopy