231 abbreviations
AbbreviationMeaning
A/VArteriole–venue ratio
AC[fluid-filled space between the iris and the endothelium]Anterior chamber
AC/A[the portion of the range of convergence that occurs in response to accommodation]Accommodative convergence / Accommodation ratio
AC 0/4[closed angle between cornea and iris]Grade 0 anterior chamber angle
AC 1/4Grade 1 anterior chamber angle
AC 2/4Grade 2 anterior chamber angle
AC 3/4Grade 3 anterior chamber angle
AC 4/4[open angle between cornea and iris]Grade 4 anterior chamber angle
Acc[process of changing optical power to maintain focus as distance changes]Accommodation
ACG/CAGAngle closure glaucoma
AdAdvised
A.d.As directed
AddAddition
AITAfter-image transfer
ALTAlternating
ALT ETAlternating esotropia
ALT XTAlternating exotropia
ARCAnomalous retinal correspondence
ARMDAge-related macular degeneration
BCBase curve
bd/bidTwice a day
BDRBackground diabetic retinopathy
BIOBinocular indirect ophthalmoscopy
BOZDBack optic zone diameter
BOZRBack optic zone radius
BRAOBranch retinal artery occlusion
BRVOBranch retinal vein occlusion
BSVBinocular single vision
BVBinocular vision
BVDBack vertex distance
BVPBack vertex power
C/DCup–disc ratio
c/o or c.o.Complains of
c/uCheck up
CatCataract
CDCentration distance
CFCount fingers vision – state distance
CLAPC/CLIPCContact lens associated/induced papillary conjunctivitis
CLAPC/CLIPCContact-lens-associated/induced papillary conjunctivitis
CLAREContact lens associated red eye
CLAREContact-lens-associated red eye
CLPUContact lens associated peripheral ulcer
CLPUContact-lens-associated peripheral ulcer
CRAOCentral retinal artery occlusion
CRVOCentral retinal vein occlusion
CSRCentral serous retinopathy
CTCover test
CVACerebrovascular accident
CWClose work
ΔPrism dioptre