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OT 7
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  1. lacrimo
    tear
  2. iro
    irido
    rainbow, iris
  3. corneo
    horny, cornea
  4. sclero
    thick, hard, sclera
  5. tono
    tone, pressure
  6. myc
    fungus
  7. nucleo
    kernel
  8. nyct
    night
  9. ophthalm
    eye
  10. leukocoria
    condition of white in the pupil
  11. astigmatism
    • defective curvature of the refractive surface of the eye
    • Ast
  12. cataract
    reduction of transparancy of the lens
  13. chalazion
    localized swelling at the edge of an eyelid caused by obstruction of a meibomian gland
  14. dacryocystitis
    inflammation of the lacrimal sac
  15. glaucoma
    a loss of vision resulting from increased intraocular pressure, which damages the optic nerve
  16. macular degeneration
    progressive deterioration of an area of the retina known as the macula lutea, which leads to a loss of central vision
  17. nystagmus
    involuntary, rhythmic movement of the eye
  18. pterygium
    abnormal fold of fibrous tissue that extends between the conjunctiva and cornea
  19. retinitis pigmentosa
    an inherited disease characterized by night blindness, progressive atrophy, and retinal pigment changes
  20. scotoma
    abnormal blind spot in vision
  21. strabismus
    crossed eyes
  22. enucleation
    excision of an eyeball from the socket
  23. fluorescien angiography
    visual recording of blood vessels in the retina and choroid using fluorescein dye, which is injected into a vein and circulates through the eye
  24. LASIK
    laser assisted in situ keratomileusis. the use of a laser to reshape the corneal tissue beneath the surface of the cornea to correct vision abnormalities
  25. phacoemulsification
    use of ultrasound frequencies to break up a cataract, which is then aspirated and removed
  26. photorefractive keratectomy
    use of a laser to reshape the cornea in an effort to correct myopia
  27. radial keratotomy
    incisions into the cornea to produce a spoke like effect, which serves to flatten the cornea and correct for myopia
  28. strabotomy
    incision into the tendon of an eyes extrinsic muscle to correct strabusmus

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