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fluorescein angiography
intravenous injection of fluorescein (a dye) followed by serial photographs of the retina through dilated pupils
ophthalmoscopy
visual examination of the interior of the eye
slit lamp microscopy
examination of anterior structures under microscopic magnification
visual acuity test
clarity of vision is assessed
visual field test
measures the area within which objects are seen when the eyes are fixed, looking straight ahead without looking ahead
enucleation
removal of the entire eyeball
keratoplasty
surgical repair of the cornea
laser photocoagulation
intense,precisely focused light beam(argon laser) creates an inflammatory reaction that seals retinal tears and leaky retinal blood vessels
LASIK
use of an eximer laser to correct errors of refraction
(myopia,hyperopia,and astigmatism)
phacoemulsification
ultrasonic vibrations break up the lens,which is then aspirated through the ultrasonic probe
scleral buckle
suture of silicone band to the sclera over a detached portion of the retina
vitrectomy
removal of the vitreous humor
AMD
age related macular degeneration
IOL
intraocular lens
IOP
intraocular pressure
LASIK
laser in situ keratomileusis
OD
right eye
OS
left eye
OU
both eyes
PERRLA
pupils equal,round,reactive to light and accomodation
POAG
primary open-angle glaucoma
VA
visual acutiy
VF
visual field