VCU HPEX 250 - Module 12 (5 pages)

Previewing pages 1, 2 of 5 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

Module 12



Previewing pages 1, 2 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Module 12

82 views


Pages:
5
School:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Course:
Hpex 250 - Medical Terminology
Medical Terminology Documents

Unformatted text preview:

HPEX 250 Module 12 The eye Section 2 Pathologic Conditions Lesson 1 Vision and Movement Abnormalities Hyperopia Myopia and Diplopia Emmetropia Em o The state of normal vision Hyperopia o Farsighted Myopia o Nearsighted opia o Vision Diplopia o Double dipl o vision Nyctalopia Presbyopia Retinitis Pigmentosa Nyctalopia o poor night nyctal o vision o poor vision in faint light Presbyopia o Imparied vision as a result of aging Retinitis Pigmentosa o Hereditary progressive disease marked by night blindness with atrophy and retinal pigment changes Ophthalmoplegia Nystagmus and Strabismus Ophthalmalgia o Vision and eye movement Ophthalmoplegia o When the eye muscle is actually paralyzed plegia o Paralysis doplegia o Paralysis of the iris Photophobia phot o light phobia abnormal fear or aversion to specific things o being abnormally sensitive to light Nystagmus o Involuntary jerking movement of the eye Strabismus o Abnormal condition of squinting or crossed eyes o Caused by visual axes not meeting at the same point o Amblyopia Complication of the strabismus The vision in one eye is reduced due to its misuse or disuse Ambly o dim or dull Changes in Refractive Structures of the Eye Astigmatism o A defective curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye cornea or lens Cataract o Clouding of the lens of the eye o Gives patients vision a watery appearance o Can lead to 2 or more malfunctions Phacomalacia Softnening malacia of the lens phac o Usually the result of a soft cataract Aphakia Condition ia of having no a lens phak o at all Can be congenial or be the result of surgical extraction of a cataract Can be corrected by surgical placement of an intraocular lens Pseudophakia Condition ia of the presence of a false pseudo lens Creating a corrected condition o Leukocoria White pupil Lesson 2 Eye Infections Inflammatory Eye Disorders Endophthalmitis o Generalized inflammation itis within endo the eye ophthalm o Blepharitis o Localized inflammation of the eyelid Conjunctivitis o



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Module 12 and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Module 12 and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?