THEORY: Internal Eye Evaluation

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THEORY: Internal Eye Evaluation
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2011-05-01 20:51:06
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Terms from Theory regarding optic nerve, vessels, and retina.
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  1. Pathological elevation of disc margins.
    Papilledema
  2. When rim tissue has a white color and is dying. (pt would have (+)APD.)
    Optic nerve atrophy
  3. The observable compression of the central retinal wein at the disc.
    SVP (Spontaneous Venous Pulsation)
  4. Normal A/V ratio...
    2/3; observed at least 1 disc diameter from disc
  5. Normal Arterial Light Reflex...
    1/3; observed at least 1 disc diameter from disc
  6. Impeded blood flow at a vessel crossing.
    Constriction
  7. The light reflection of the fovea in the macula.
    FLR (Foveal Light Reflection)
  8. Degeneration of the macula causing permanent loss of visual acuity.
    Macular degeneration
  9. An area of hyperpigmentation.
    Nevus
  10. A leakage of blood outside the vessel.
    Hemmorrhage
  11. Microinfarcts of the nerve fibers, with swelling of the nerve fibers from occlusion of small afterioles; white, fluffy.
    Cotton-wool
  12. Fluid leakage that has been reabsorbed, leaving a yellow, flat appearance.
    Exudates
  13. Any break in the retinal later from trauma, disease, or anatomical variation.
    Lesion

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