Ophthalmic Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the components necessary to evaluate Lids, lashes, and lacrimal in the SLE
    • A. 

      Diffuse beam

    • B. 

      Low Mag

    • C. 

      Medium Mag

    • D. 

      Low to moderate illumination

    • E. 

      Optic section

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would NOT be something you documented while viewing the lids, lashes, or lacrimal?
    • A. 

      Meibomitis

    • B. 

      GPC

    • C. 

      Capped glands

    • D. 

      Trichiasis

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would you evaluate using a diffuse beam?
    • A. 

      Dellen

    • B. 

      Axenfeld's Loop

    • C. 

      Concretions

    • D. 

      Superficial Punctate Keratitis

    • E. 

      Krukenberg's Spindle

  • 4. 
    Guttata is depressions of the endothelium due to a loss of cells. Select the illumination you would use to evaluate this condition.
    • A. 

      Diffuse

    • B. 

      Sclerotic

    • C. 

      Specular

    • D. 

      Indirect

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not included in the setup for direct retro illumination?
    • A. 

      Beam angle : 60 degrees to variable

    • B. 

      Illumination : medium

    • C. 

      Magnification : high

    • D. 

      Beam width: small parallelepiped

  • 6. 
    Retroillumination
    • A. 

      Is used only for cornea

    • B. 

      Is a zone of illumination that utilizes light bounced off another structure

    • C. 

      Will allow objects that are clear to appear light.

    • D. 

      Will allow objects that are opaque or light to appear dark.

    • E. 

      Requires magnification between medium to high

  • 7. 
    Diffuse illumination
    • A. 

      Is a type of direct focal illumination

    • B. 

      Is used primarily for cornea

    • C. 

      Requires high magnification for proper use

    • D. 

      Provides a 3D view

    • E. 

      Has two parallel sides

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of indirect/proximal illumination?
    • A. 

      Conical beam

    • B. 

      Sclerotic scatter

    • C. 

      Optic section

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Parallelepiped
    • A. 

      Is used to evaluate the lens vacuoles, cataracts, Y-suture

    • B. 

      Is the most commonly used method of evaluating structures

    • C. 

      Requires high illumination

    • D. 

      Provides a 2D view: of height and depth

    • E. 

      Is used to localize the depth of defects

  • 10. 
    What structure can't be evaluated with an optic section?
    • A. 

      Cornea: to determine the depth of the lesion

    • B. 

      Cornea: to determine the health of the endothelium

    • C. 

      Angle estimation

    • D. 

      Anterior chamber evaluation

    • E. 

      Len

  • 11. 
    The conical beam evaluates the posterior chamber for the presence of cells and flare.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Specular reflection
    • A. 

      Judges the quality of a surface

    • B. 

      Is viewed binocularly

    • C. 

      Angle of incidence of the beam of light from the slit lamp equals the angle of reflection of light into the biomicroscope.

    • D. 

      Can be used to evaluate many structures: lens, iris, cornea

    • E. 

      Has a beam width of the optic section

  • 13. 
    Indirect/proximal illumination
    • A. 

      Can be used to evaluate corneal nerves, scares, neovascularization

    • B. 

      Magnification: low to medium

    • C. 

      Zone of illumination that is adjacent to the direct focal beam

    • D. 

      Darkens abnormalities

  • 14. 
    Sclerotic scatter
    • A. 

      Is a type of direct illumination

    • B. 

      Is when light is directed at the limbus to scatter light internally throughout the cornea

    • C. 

      Is a fantastic diagnostic tool

    • D. 

      The beam is positioned at the nasal limbus

  • 15. 
    Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      Direct retro illumination can be used to evaluate transillumination defects on the iris

    • B. 

      Direct retro illumination can be used to evaluate a posterior sclerotic cataract

    • C. 

      Focusing problems on a slit lamp may be due to the examiner accommodating or a patient's head falling away from the headrest.

    • D. 

      Indirect retro illumination requires high magnification and high illumination

  • 16. 
    Evaluation of the corneal epithelium requires the following components during setup:
    • A. 

      Low illumination

    • B. 

      Medium illumination

    • C. 

      Diffuse beam

    • D. 

      Medium parallelepiped

    • E. 

      High magnification

    • F. 

      Medium magnification

    • G. 

      Wide parallelepiped

  • 17. 
    You may come across all the following conditions in the conjunctiva EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      A hemorrhage due to trauma or a Valsalva maneuver

    • B. 

      Translucent inclusion cysts

    • C. 

      Chemosis

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 18. 
    You have a patient who reports decreased VA and an irritated feeling in her eyes. You decide to view her cornea with medium illumination, medium mag, and medium parallelepiped. Select all the following that you could possibly see on the cornea using this setup that may attribute to the patient's condition.
    • A. 

      Infiltrations of the WBC, proteins, debris, and cells

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Pinpoint cysts

    • D. 

      Epithelial surface irregularities

    • E. 

      Dystrophies

    • F. 

      Persistent Pupillary Membrane

    • G. 

      Keratitis Precipitates

  • 19. 
    Scars pass thru Bowman's membrane and can decrease acuity if over the visual axis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Select all that apply to a recurrent corneal erosion
    • A. 

      It is often associated with a past history of trauma and improper healing.

    • B. 

      It is a dry, thinner depressed spot at the peripheral cornea.

    • C. 

      It is often associated with dry eye, SPK, and surface irregularities.

    • D. 

      You would assess this condition using High illumination, moderate magnification, lighthouse located at 60 degrees, and an optic section.

    • E. 

      It appears as white, thinned and moth-eaten under high magnification.

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