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AMD

age-related macular degeneration

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HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose and throat

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IOL

intraocular lens

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IOP

intraocular pressure

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LASIK

laser in situ keratomileusis

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OD

right eye; doctor of optometry

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OS

left eye

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OU

both eyes

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PERRLA

pupils, equal, round, reactive to light and accommodation

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POAG

primary open-angle glaucoma

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PRK

photorefractive keratectomy--a laser beam flattens the cornea to correct myopia

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VA

visual acuity

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VF

visual field

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AD

right ear

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AOM

acute otitis media

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AS

left ear

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EENT

eyes, ears, nose, and throat

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ENG

electronystagmography--a test of the balance mechanism of the inner ear by assessing eye movements

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ENT

ears, nose, and throat

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ETD

eustachian tube dysfunction

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PE tube

pressure-equalizing tube--a polyethylene ventilating tube placced in the eardrum

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SOM

serous otitis media

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