The College of Optometrists

Clinical condition terms

AMD/ARMD

Age related macular degeneration

MS

Multiple sclerosis

ACG/CAG

Angle closure glaucoma

NIDDM

Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

BDR

Background diabetic retinopathy

NRR

Neuro retinal rim

BP

Blood pressure

NS

Nuclear sclerosis

BRAO

Branch retinal artery occlusion

NTG

Normal tension glaucoma

BRVO

Branch retinal vein occlusion

PDR

Proliferative diabetic retinopathy

CAG

Closed angle glaucoma

PDT

Photodynamic therapy

Cat

Cataract

PK

Penetrating keratoplasty

CLAPC

Contact lens associated papillary conjunctivitis

POAG

Primary open angle glaucoma

CLARE

Contact lens associated red eye

PPDR

Preproliferative diabetic retinopathy

CLPU

Contact lens associated peripheral ulcer

PRA

Pan retinal ablation

CNS

Central nervous system

PRK

Photorefractive keratectomy

CRAO

Central retinal artery occlusion

PRP

Pan retinal photocoagulation

CRVO

Central retinal vein occlusion

PSCC

Posterior sub-capsular cataract

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

PVD

Posterior vitreous detachment

DR

Diabetic retinopathy

RD

Retinal detachment

ESR

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate

RK

Radial keratotomy

GPC

Giant papillary conjunctivitis

RP

Retinitis Pigmentosa

IDDM

Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus

SEAL

Superior epithelial arcuate lesion

IRMA

Intra-retinal microvascular abnormality

SLK

Superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis

KCS

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca

SPK

Superficial punctate keratitis

KP

Keratic precipitates

SPEE

Superficial punctate epithelial erosions

LASEK

Laser epithelial keratomileusis

TIA

Transient ischaemic attack

LASIK

Laser in situ keratomileusis

T1 diab

Type 1 diabetes

LTG

Low tension glaucoma

T2 diab

Type 2 diabetes

MI

Myocardial infarction

   

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