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1: What is the name of the collection of fibres that carries visual impulses from the retina?



2: What is the name of the deep open spaces in the surface tissue around the collarette of the iris?



3: Macular degeneration is characterized by a loss of which area of vision?



4: What is the name of the layer of the retina that follows the pigment epithelial layer and contains the cones and rods?



5: What is the pathological condition that causes damage to the optic nerve and retinal fibres through increased ocular pressure?



6: A patient picks up new eyeglasses and is assessed at a visual acuity of 20/20 OU. One week later the patient returns complaining of blurred vision. How should the optician proceed?



7: Which of the following is an example of objective information about a patient gathered by an optician?



8: If left untreated, what can anisometropia cause in young children?



9: When duplicating old eyeglasses, the optician finds that the old optical centres differ from the patient’s current pupillary distance. The optician does not have access to the original Rx and the patient refuses to get a new one. How should the optician proceed?



10: During a tear film breakup test, dry spots appear in less than 10 seconds. This indicates that the eye is which of the following?



11: What is the magnification of a +4.00 D lens?



12: Low-vision aids include high-powered plus lenses and telescopes with high magnification.


13: Lenses for wraparound frames require different prism adjustments than lenses for non-wraparound frames, especially at higher prescriptions.


14: Where is minimum thickness measured on a minus lens?



15: Which type of sunglass lens is most recommended for pilots?



16: What type of lenses are best for a patient with an Rx of −0.75 OU who chose an 8 base wrapped sunglasses frame?



17: An aspheric lens will reduce the magnification effect of a high-plus lens.


18: What measurement represents monocular pupillary distance on a single-vision order?



19: How much should the segment height be adjusted to account for frame groove?



20: Which measurement gives the optical centre height?



21: Which piece of information must always be included in a patient file when taking a comprehensive medical and ocular health history?



22: Visual acuity for contact lens wear is best tested binocularly.


23: During an ocular dominance test, the patient says that the object moves when the right eye is closed. What does this mean?



24: Given the Rx in the picture, if a patient already has distance eyeglasses, premade reading glasses will be effective for correcting near vision.


25: A well-adjusted frame sits so that the bottom edge of the nosepad carries the weight on the patient’s nose.


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