Past MRCOphth/MRCS questions: 2
1. After cataract extraction:
a. plus cylinder at the meridian of right suture
b. plus cylinder at 900 from meridian of a removed tight 
c. minus cylinder at 600 meridian relieved by suture 
    removal at 1500
d. minus cylinder at 200 aggravated by suture removal at 
e. minus cylinder at 1300 relieved by suture removal at 

2. Optic nerve trauma in head injury:

a. usually involves the intracranial portion
b. commonly produces altitudinal defects
c. often complicated by optic atrophy
d. causes contralateral relative afferent pupillary defect
e. visual evoked potential showed delayed latency

3. Causes of rubeosis iridis include:

a. choroidal melanoma
b. stage 2 retinopathy of prematurity
c. irradiation treatment
d. aortic arch syndrome
e. total retinal detachment

4. Adult type retinoschisis:

a. is bilateral
b. split at outer plexiform and inner nuclear layers
c. usually found in the superotemporal quadrant
d. the fluid in the cavity derives from vitreous
e. 2% incidence in autopsy

5. Cycloplegic refraction in neonates:

a. 0.5% cyclopentolate can cause seizure
b. 2.5% phenylephrine can cause increase blood pressure 
    and central nervous system haemorrhage
c. 0.5% proparacaine decreases the blinking reflex and 
    potentiate cyclopentolate action
d. physostigmine subcutaneously is used to treat atropine 
e. cyclopentolate poisoning causes decrease gastric acid 
    and volume
6. Apparent divergent squint can occur in:
a. fixation disparity
b. wide inter pupillary distance
c. exophthalmos
d. wide papillary aperture
e. epicanthal folds

7. Aqueous tear deficiency is affected by:

a. pilocarpine
b. antihistamine
c. atropine
d. tricyclic antidepressants
e. acetazolamide

8. Cluster headache:

a. is more common in females
b. pain is persistent for 1-2 days
 c. associated with Horner's syndrome
d. associated with epiphora
e. relieved by propanolol prophylaxis

9. Optic nerve drusen:

a. associated with autofluorescence
b. early staining in fluorescein angiography
c. causes subretinal neovascularization
d. is associated with retinitis pigmentosa
e. is associated with abnormal branching of the 
    retinal vessels

10. Vernal conjunctivitis is characterized by:

a. cobble stone papillae
b. Trantas' dots
c. mucus secretion
d. superior peripheral ulcer
e. recurrent uveitis
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