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The Palpebral fissure is:
the open space between the eyelids
The corneal reflex is mediated by cranial nerves:
5 and 7
The retinal structures viewed throughthe opthalmoscope are:
the optic disc, the retinal vessels, the gernal background, and the macula
The examiner records "positive consensual light reflex." This is:
the simultaneous constriction of the other pupil when one eye is exposed to bright light
Several changes occur in the eye with the aging process. The thickening and yellowing of the lens is referred to as:
senile cateract
Symptoms that may constitute an eye emergency include:
sudden onset of vision change
Visual acuity is assessed with:
the Snellen eye chart
the cover test is used to assess for:
muscle weakness
When using the ophthalmoscope, you would:
remove your own eye glasses and approach the patient's left eye with your left eye.
The six muslces that control eye movement and are innervated by cranial nerves:
3, 4, 6
Conjuctivitis is always associated with:
reddened conjuctiva
A Patient has blurred peripheral vision. You suspect glaucoma, and test the visual fields. A person with normal vision would see your moving finger temporally at:
A person is known to be blind in the left eye. What happens to the pupils when the right eye is illuminated by a penlight beam?
Both pupils constrict
Use of the ophthalmoscope: an interruption of the red relex occurs when:
there is an opacity in the cornea or lens
Once cause of visual impairment in aging adults is:
stabismus - squint, crossed eye, disparity of ey axes