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CMT Chapter 14 Special senses Diagnostic Techniques eye


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Surgical transplantation of a donor cornea (cadaver's) into the eye of a recipient usually under local anesthesia.
corneal transplant
Group of tests used to evaluating the vestibulo-ocular reflex
Recording of the changes in the electrical potential of the retina after the stimulation of light.
Surgical removal of the anterior segment of thelens capsule along with the lens allowing for the insertion of an intraocular lens implant.
extracapsular cataract
extraction (ECCE)
Application of a fluorescein-stained sterile filter paper strip moistened with a few drops of sterile salne or sterile anesthetic solution to the lower cul-de-sac of the eye to visualize a cornial abrasion.
fluorescein staining
Examination of the fundus of the eye, the base or the deepest part of the eye, with an instrument called an ophthalmoscope thru a ophthalmoscopy.
______involves using an opthalmoscope that will establish the anterior chamber anble and display ocular rotation and movement.
Lens implaned during the surgical process of cataract extraction, which restores visual acuity, provides depth perception, light refraction, and binocular vision.
intraocular lens implant
Extraction of a small segment of iris to open an anterior chamber angle and permit the flow of awueous humor between the anterior and posterior chambers, thus relieving the person's intraocular pressure.
Excision of an opaque segment of the cornea during ophthalmologic surgery.
Form of laaser vision correction for nearisghtedness (myopia)
Laser in situ Keratomileusis
Distinct visualization of the structures of the eye at all depths using an ophthalmoscope.
Method of removing a lens by using ultra-sound vibrations to split up the lens material into tiny particles that can be suctioned out of the eye.
Surgical procedure that uses an argon laser to treat conditions such as glaucoma, retinal detachment, and diabetic retinopathy.
retinal photocoagulation
Process of determining the intraocular pressure by calculation the resistance of the eyeball to an applied force causing indentation.
Surgical excision of a portion of corneoscleral tissue to decrease the intraocular pressure in persons with sever glaucoma.
Surgical creation of a permanent fistula used to drain fluid (aqueous humor) from the eye's anterior chamber, usually performed under general anesthesia.

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