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21 Cards in this Set

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On a chart - What does the big V denote?
visual acuity
pupil size equal and 6mm round
RRL4+4+ -APD
Round, maximally Reactive to Light No evidence of an Afferent Pupillary Defect
Keratometry is AKA

and what is it?

measures the crvature of the cornea
What are the two tools used to measure refractive error?
a retinoscope (shines light), or a phoropter (with the spinney lenses)
is manifest refraction objective?
No, it's subjective because it uses patient responses
What is the near working distance? What distance do people usually read at?
40 cm near working, most computer screens and stuff are at 50
what does the vergence eye system do?
assures that both eyes point ismultaneously and maintains the eyes in this position
big word for depth perception?
common complaints from people with vergence problems
complain about headaches, eyestrain, and double vision
the normal decrease in fousing ability with age. usually hits around 40
an all inclusive term for eyestrain
When is it routine to start measuring blood pressure?
around age 40
What is the leading cause of a reversible visual loss among adults 55 and older?
the technique that measures IOP
eye condition that involves high IOP
Dilated fndus examination, refers to the use of eyedrops
normal pupil size is? one smaller than this range is considered?
3-7mm, MIOTIC
What is a common side effect of eye dilation eye drops?
photophobia for 4-6 hours, bur at near distance and sensitive to light
what do DPAs do?
paralyze the ciliary body
how long can a retina be detatched before it loses ability to detect light?
24-48 hours