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ALHS 1090 Chapter 16 Learning Activity 16-4

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caloric stimulation test
test that uses different temperatures to assess the vestibular portion of the nerve
ophthalmoscopy
visual examination of the interior of the eye
cochlear implant
artificial device that produces hearing sensations by electrically stimulating nerves inside the inner ear
fluorescein angiography
assesses blood vessels and retinal circulation using a colored dye while photographs are taken
otoplasty
corrective surgery for large, small or deformed ears
mydriatics
agents that dilate the pupils and paralyze the eye muscles of accommodation
tonometry
measurement of the intraocular pressure for detecting glaucoma
visual acuity test
determines the smallest letters that can be read on a standardized chart
evisceration
removal of the contents of the eyeball, leaving the sclera and cornea
antiemetics
treat and prevent nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and vertigo
wax emulsifiers
loosen and help remove impacted cerumen
enucleation
removal of the entire eyeball from its orbit
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esotropia
ophthalmic decongestants
constrict small arterioles of the eye to decrease redness and conjunctival congestion
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exotropia
gonioscopy
visual examination of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye
otoscopy
visual examination of the external auditory canal
audiometry
measurement of hearing acuity at various frequencies
radial keratotomy
surgical treatment for nearsightedness that uses small incisions to flatten the cornea
otic analgesics
provide temporary relief from earache