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  1. 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.


  2. Put the Pt w/Hyphema (blood in the anterior chamber of the eye) in this position:Semi-Fowlers


  3. The formation of this may occur in Macular Degeneration:A central scotoma (a blind spot).


  4. Pts should do this when instilling eye drops to prevent absorption (systemically) of the drops:Cyclopentolate


  5. A contusion to the eye is immed. treated w/this:Ice


  6. W/a detached retina, this S/S indicates bleeding:A sudden burst of black spots or floaters.


  7. For more great LVN LPN NCLEX study flashcards, click on my name or search Quizlet for my 'EZ' Series using these terms:A central scotoma (a blind spot).


  8. What is the most common symptom of Macular Degeneration-blurred central vision or loss of peripheral vision?:A central scotoma (a blind spot).


  9. This med is a rapidly acting mydriatic & cycloplegic, is effective in 25-75 mins, & accommodation returns in 6-24 hrs:"A curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow".


  10. Is there pain or no pain assoc. w/a detached retina?"A curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow".


  11. W/a Pt w/metal shards in the eye, do this immed.:The conjunctival sac


  12. Miotics do this:Widen the trabecular meshwork, cause a contraction of the ciliary muscle, & increase blood flow to the retina.


  13. This is a s/s of a detached retina:"A curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow".


  14. Cyclopentolate is this:A mydriatic & cycloplegic


  15. A "curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow" is a S/S of this:Ice


  16. This is the term for the presence of blood in the anterior chamber (d/t a force breaks interior eye blood vessels):Semi-Fowlers


  17. Eye drops go into this spot:A mydriatic & cycloplegic


  18. Glaucoma Pts will have to take this for the rest of their lives:Eye drops


  19. When two or more meds are to be eyedropped into the eye, the Pt should take this much time between the drops:Irrigate w/sterile saline


  20. This med is used for preop mydriasis (dilation of the pupil):"A curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow".


  21. Is vision loss d/t Glaucoma reversible or irreversible?"A curtain falling across the eye"/"shadow".