Flashcards in Terms Deck (32):
Lazy eye. One eye becomes dependent on the other eye to focus. Cannot be corrected with glasses or surgery.
Eye misalignment caused by an imbalance in the muscles holding the eye.
Condition of the eyes in which the eyes have unequal refractive power.
Absence of a lens in the eye.
Simultaneous use of the two eyes. Allows for a wider field of vision.
Where the upper lid meets the lower lid
Turning both eyes inwards so that they are both aimed toward the near object.
Paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye, resulting in a loss of accommodation or ... A dilated pupil.
Bulging of the eye anteriorly out of the orbit.
Light spots or streaks and dark moving specks due to vitreous traction on the retinal and solid vitreous material or blood.
A blindness or reduction in vision in one half of the visual field due to damage of the optic pathways in the brain.
Blood in the the anterior chamber.
Means central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with use of a correcting lens.
The edge of the cornea, where it joins the sclera. also called limbus corneae.
Swelling or edema of the conjunctiva
Swelling of the optic disc caused by increased intracranial pressure (ICP)
A painless non-cancerous growth of the conjunctiva that lays over the sclera.
Non-cancerous yellowish-brown subconjunctival elevation composed of degenerated elastic tissue; may occur on either side of the cornea.