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Special senses

  1. 1. SPECIAL SENSES: THE By: Chivon Adams EYE AND EAR
  2. 2. ABBREVIATIONS
  3. 3. (EENT) EYE, EAR, NOSE, AND THROATThe abbreviation (EENT) refers to Eye, ear, nose, and throat.It involves the diagnosis and treatment of conditions and diseases of the eye, ear, nose, and throat.
  4. 4. EM (EMMETROPIA)The abbreviation (EM) refers to Emmetropia.Emmetropia is the state of normal vision.
  5. 5. PE TUBE(PRESSURE EQUALIZING TUBE) The abbreviation (PE TUBE) refers to, pressure equalizing tube A pressure equalizing tube is a small tube surgically placed in a child’s eardrum to assist in drainage of trapped fluid and to equalize pressure.
  6. 6. OS(LEFT EYE)The abbreviation (OS) refers to Oculus Sinister.Oculus Sinister refers to the left eye.
  7. 7. OD(RIGHT EYE)The abbreviation (OD) refers to the right eye.(OD) Oculus Dexter.
  8. 8. OPHTH(OPHTHALMOLOGY)The abbreviation (OPHTH) stands for Ophthalmology.Ophthalmology refers to the branch of medicine specializing in condition of the eye.
  9. 9. XT (EXOTROPIA)The abbreviation (XT), stands for exotropia.Exotropia refers to the outward turning of the eye, also called wall-eyed.Example of Strabismus, muscle weakness of the eye.
  10. 10. (ST) ESOTROPIAThe abbreviation (ST) stands for esotropia.Esotropia refers to the inward turning of the eye, also called cross-eyed.Also an example of Strabismus.
  11. 11. (MY) MYOPIAThe abbreviation (MY), stands fro MyopiaMyopia is a condition that causes a person to see things close up but not distance vision is blurredNearsightedness
  12. 12. (VA) VISUAL ACUIT Y TEST(VA), is a test that measures the sharpness of a persons vision.Most times a Snellen chart is used.Patients identifies letters from a distance of 20 feet.
  13. 13. THE ENDREFERENCESwww.ehow.comwww.flickr.comMedical Terminology:A Living Language.By: Fremgen andFrucht.

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