Ch. 10 THE EYE VOCAB

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Ch. 10 THE EYE VOCAB
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  1. Ophthalmology
    Study of the eye.
  2. Intraocular
    Inside of the eye
  3. Palpebral
    Pertaining to the palpebra- "eyelid"
  4. Subconjunctival
    Under the conjunctiva
  5. Iridocorneal
    Pertaining to the iris and the cornea.
  6. Miosis
    Pupillary constriction
  7. Mydriatic
    Pupillary dialation
  8. Heterochromia
    Irises of different color
  9. Anisocoria
    A condition of unequal pupils
  10. Dyscoria
    A condition of a deformed pupil.
  11. Photophobia
    Visual intolerance of light
  12. Uveitis
    Inflammation of the uvea.
  13. Keratitis
    Inflammation of the cornea
  14. Keratoconjunctivitis
    Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
  15. Blepharospasm
    Spasm of the eyelid, generally in a closed position.
  16. Distichiasis
    Double row of eyelashes.
  17. Ectropion
    Outward rolling of an eyelid
  18. Entropion
    Inward rolling of an eyelid
  19. Retinopathy
    A disease of the retina
  20. Buphthalmos
    Abnormal enlargement of the eye
  21. Enophthalmos
    Eye that is sunken into the orbit.
  22. Exophthalmos
    An eye that protrudes from the orbit.
  23. Microphthalmia
    A condition of small eyes
  24. Ophthalmoscopy
    View inside the eye
  25. Tonometry
    Measurement of intraocular pressure
  26. Electroretinogram
    Recording of electrical activity of the retina, used to evaluate retinal function and visual pathway.
  27. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca
    Dry eye
  28. Cataracts
    Opacity of the lens. Pupils appear whitish.
  29. What is PRA? What are the effects of PRA on the eye and vision?
    Progressive Retinal Atrophy: degeneration of the retina. Optic disc becomes small, retinal vessels shrink. Blindness ultimatley occurs.
  30. Synechia
    Adherence of the iris to the lens.
  31. Hyphema
    Iris bleeds into anterior chamber.
  32. What are some other conditions that can arise from Equine Recurring Uveitis? How is it treated?
    Epiphora, photophobia, miosis, blepharospasm, hazy apperance to aqueos humor, synechia, dyscoria, hyphema. Treated with aggressive antiinflammatory therapy and mydriatics which paralyzes the iris and ciliary muscles and minimize synechia.

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