CE Test Questions
When Fitting The Mature Contact Lens Patient

Exam Questions
1. If a patient has a question concerning any test taken by the prescribing doctor, you should:

    A. Make sure the information you give is up to date.
    B. Uses common terms and avoid technical information.
    C. Always use the Latin names.
    D. Refer them back to the doctor for all test results and diagnosis.
2. Presbyopia is:

    A. A normal process that happens as we age.
    B. When the crystalline lens is weakened and can no longer accommodate near vision.
    C. Both A and B.
    D. B only.
3. Conjunctivitis can cause:

    A. Itching, burning, and tearing.
    B. Dry eye symptoms.
    C. Allergic reaction to some solutions.
    D. Occasional blurred vision.
4. One common cause of dry eyes is:

    A. A drooping eyelid.
    B. Smoking or exposure to second-hand smoke.
    C. Bright lights.
    D. Floaters.
5. To help alleviate dry eye symptoms?

    A. Use saline solution alone.
    B. Use artificial tears.
    C. Wash hands often.
    D. Refit patient into gas-permeable lenses.
6. Meibomian Gland Dysfunction is also known as:

    A. Meibomitis.
    B. Cataract.
    C. Macular degeneration.
    D. Diabetic rentinopathy.
7. Possible blepharitis symptoms are:

    A. Tight fitting lenses.
    B. Itching and burning feeling.
    C. Red, injected conjunctiva.
    D. Dry eyes, flaky skin on the eyelids, and punctuate keratopathy.
8. Treatments for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction may include:

    A. Warm water Compresses.
    B. Topical antibiotic ointments.
    C. Patching one eye at a time.
    D. A. and B. only.
9. A cataract is the clouding of?

    A. The cornea.
    B. The crystalline lens.
    C. The retina.
    D. The aqueous humor.
10. Some of the symptoms of a cataract may include:

    A. Blurry vision.
    B. Increase in myopia.
    C. Increase in hyperopia.
    D. A and B.
11. In early glaucoma, patients may not have any symptoms; therefore:

    A. It isn't a problem yet.
    B. Early detection and treatment is still necessary for everyone.
    C. It may be a problem only if the patient is elderly.
    D. It is only a problem for men.
12. Age-related macular degeneration results in a loss of ________ of the visual field?

    A. The outer edges.
    B. The lower portion.
    C. The central portion.
    D. The upper portion.
13. Diabetics should their eyes examined:

    A. Every 3 months.
    B. Every 6 months to 1 year.
    C. Every 2 years.
    D. Only when their vision worsens.
14. A pachymeter test measures?

    A. The refractive power of the cornea.
    B. The curvature of the cornea.
    C. The thickness of the cornea.
    D. The width of the cornea.
15. Corneal Topography may be done to determine

    A. Whether a patient is at risk because of glaucoma.
    B. The fit of a contact lens.
    C. How long a patient should be wearing their lenses.
    D. Whether to advise using moisture drops or not.
16. In a Tear break up test, how many seconds before the tears break up is considered normal?

    A. 2.
    B. 5.
    C. 10.
    D. 20.
17. The term “unstable” in an unstable tear film explaining dry eye symptoms means:

    A. The composition of the tears is imbalanced.
    B. The ph of the tears are too high.
    C. The ph of the tears are too low.
    D. A plugged tear canal.
18. A good indication of adequate tear production in a Schirmers test would be a reading of:

    A. 10 or more.
    B. 5.
    C. 3.
    D. 2 or less
19. Fluorescein staining helps detect:

    A. A scratched cornea.
    B. Dry eyes.
    C. GP
    D. Irregular astigmatism.
20. All of the following are good advice for an elderly contact lens wearer except:

    A. Remove and clean their lenses after 4 hours of wear.
    B. Use moisturizing contact lens drops when eyes feel dry
    C. Reduce wearing times.
    D. Have a complete eye exam every 1 to 2 years according to their eye doctor's advice.

Evaluation Questions

21. In questions 21-25 please rate the effectiveness of how well each course met the stated learning objectives: Met the stated learning objectives?

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22. Avoided commercial bias/influence?

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23. How would you rate the overall quality of the material presented?

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24. How were you directed to this course?

    A. 2020mag.com
    B. OAA Website
    C. NYSSO Website
    D. Ohio Opticians Website
    E. Other
25. Please describe the office in which you work.

    A. Independent Optician
    B. Independent Optometry
    C. Chain retail
    D. HMO/Military/Other
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