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Flashcards in Ophthalmology Deck (7)
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Vision impairment resulting from interference with the processing of images by the brain during the first or 7 years of life

Amblyopia

2

verified by showing that the reflection from a light comes from different areas of the cornea in each eye

Strabismus

3

Strabismus has to be corrected ASAP because

prevent amblyopia development

4

A white pupil in a baby

-retinoblastoma
surgical emergency

5

Eyelids are hot, tender, red and swollen and pt is febrile
Eyelids are pried open pupil is dilated and fixed and the eye has very limited motion, pus in the orbit. Dx?NSIM?

-Orbital cellulitis
-Emergent CT scan & drainage

6

Flashes of light and "floaters" in the eye. Dx?NSIM?

-Retinal detachment

7

Elderly pt with a sudden loss of vision from one eye

Embolic occlusion of the retinal artery
after 30mins irreversible