Ophthalmological Medical Transcription Operative Words / Terms For Medical Transcriptionists


AcrySof lens
 
air-fluid gas exchange
 
akinesia
 
aqueous fluid
 
Acular
 
Alcon lens
 
Alphagan
 
Amvisc Plus
 
anterior chamber
 
Atkinson needle
 
atropine
 
balanced salt solution
 
baseball stitch
 
Beaver blade
 
belly (of muscle)
 
bimanual technique
 
BIOM (binocular indirect ophthalmic microscope)
 
blepharoplasty
 
blepharostat
 
brunescent cataract
 
BSS cannula
 
Calibri forceps
 
canthal angle
 
capsular bag
 
capsule polisher
 
Carbocaine plain
 
Cavitron-Kelman
 
ceftazidime
 
chalk-white cataract
 
chip-and-flip technique
 
Chiron
 
conjunctival peritomy
 
Connor forceps
 
Connor wand
 
corneal relaxing incisions
 
corneal trough
 
cortex
 
cortical material
 
cotton pad
 
crescent blade
 
crescent knife
 
cryopexy
 
cryotherapy
 
curved Stevens scissors
 
curvilinear capsulorrhexis
 
Descemet membrane
 
Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty technique
 
Desmarres knife
 
Desmarres lid clamp
 
Desmarres retractor
 
Devers dissectors
 
diopters
 
dividing-conquer fashion
 
egress
 
elastoplast tape dressing
 
endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation
 
endothelial keratoplasty technique
 
epinucleus
 
episcleral bite
 
ExPress shunt
 

extracapsular cataract extraction

 
eye knife
 
eye pad
 
eye shield
 
eyelid crease
 
Feaster diamond blade
 
flocculent material
 
fluorescein strip
 
forced ductions
 
fornix-based conjunctival flap
 
fornix based flap
 
foveal burn
 
Fox eye shield
 
Fragmatome
 
freeze-thaw technique
 
funduscopy
 
Garamycin
 
Gass muscle hook
 
globe
 
golden ring sign
 
Grieshaber blade
 
hand-over-hand technique
 
Healon
 
Hessburg-Barron punch / trephine
 
hydrodelineation
 
hydrodissection
 
I&A handpiece
 
IA tip
 
iatrogenic retinal breaks
 

indirect laser photocoagulation

 
indirect ophthalmoscopy
 
Indocyanine green dye (ICG)
 
Inferior oblique muscle
 
intracamerally
 
Iopidine ophthalmic drops
 
iris hook
 
irrigation-aspiration handpiece
 
Jameson hook
 
keratome
 
keratoscope
 
Kuglen hook
 
Lacrilube
 
lagophthalmos
 
LASIK
 
lateral palpebral raphe
 
Lester manipulator
 
levator aponeurosis
 
levator function
 

lid speculum

 
Lieberman wire lid speculum
 
light pipe
 
limbal groove
 
limbal paracentesis
 
limbus
 
loupe magnification
 
macular pucker
 
Maxitrol ointment
 
McPherson forceps
 
medial canthus
 
methylene blue
 
Miochol
 
Miostat
 
Monarch cartridge
 
Monarch injector
 
MVR blade
 
nasolacrimal duct
 
nuclear cracking technique
 
nucleus
 
O'Brien facial block
 
Ocuflox
 
_____ o'clock position (blank would be the appropriate number dictated by doc)
 
ocular transillumination
 

operating keratoscope
 
Optisol
 
orbicularis oculi
 
orbital rim
 
palpebral conjunctiva
 
pars plana
 
perfluorocarbon liquid
 
peribulbar anesthesia
 
phacoemulsification
 
phaco tip
 
pilocarpine
 
pinch technique
 
plana vitrectomy
 
Polysporin ointment
 
posterior chamber
 

posterior chamber lens implantation

 
Provisc
 
punctal orifice
 
pupilloplasty
 
rectus muscle
 
retinal detachment
 
retrobulbar block
 
retrobulbar injection
 
Rosenwasser shovel
 
sclera (hangback position/technique)
 
scleral bag
 
scleral buckle
 
scleral defect
 
scleral trapdoor
 
sclerotomy
 
Seidel testing
 
senile immature cataract
 
side-port knife
 
side-port incision
 
Sinskey hook
 
 
slit-lamp examination
 
stop-and-chop technique
 
stromal hydration
 
subciliary
 
subgaleal dissection
 
superonasal fornix
 
Synergetics retinal pick
 
Tano eraser
 
Tano ring
 
tarsal plate
 
tarsoconjunctival wedge
 
tenon’s fascia
 
Tenon's space or capsule
 
Tenzel elevator
 
Tenzel flap
 
Tenzel forceps
 
tetracaine drops
 
Thornton fixation ring
 
timolol
 
Timoptic
 
TobraDex
 
towel clamp
 
Trypan blue
 
Ultrata capsulorrhexis forceps
 
uveal
 
Vannas scissors
 
Vigamox
 
Viscoat
 
viscoelastic
 
Vision Blue (contrast) - used during cataract surgery
 
vitreal tuft
 
vitrector probe
 
vitreous hemorrhage
 
vitreous wicks
 
watertight
 
Watzke sleeve
 
Weck-Cel sponge
 
wedge-shaped incision
 
Westcott scissors
 
wet-field cautery
 
wide angle viewing system
 
wire lid speculum
 
Weck trephine
 
Wydase





 
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