This is the term for the presence of blood in the anterior chamber (d/t a force breaks interior eye blood vessels):
This med is a rapidly acting mydriatic & cycloplegic, is effective in 25-75 mins, & accommodation returns in 6-24 hrs:
Pts should do this when instilling eye drops to prevent absorption (systemically) of the drops:
Apply pressure to the nasolacrimal duct.
When two or more meds are to be eyedropped into the eye, the Pt should take this much time between the drops:
3 - 5 mins.
Miotics do this:
Widen the trabecular meshwork, cause a contraction of the ciliary muscle, & increase blood flow to the retina.
The post-op Cataract Sx s/e of Hyphema can be treated in these ways:
Bed rest & bilateral eye patching for 2-5 days while absorption occurs, miotics, cycloplegics, & possible irrigation of the anterior chamber to remove blood.
What is the most common symptom of Macular Degeneration-blurred central vision or loss of peripheral vision?:
Blurred central vision.