231 abbreviations
Abbreviation Meaning
DC Dioptres cylinder
dDx Differential diagnosis
DFE Dilated fundus examination
DFP Digital fundus photograph(y)
Dk Unit of permeability
DNA Did not attend
DOB Date of birth
DR Diabetic retinopathy
DRS Diabetic retinopathy screening
DS Dioptres sphere
DV Distance vision
DVD Dissociated vertical deviation
DW Daily wear
Dx Diagnosis
EF Eccentric fixation
EP Esophoria
ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate
ET Esotropia
EW Extended wear
FB Foreign body
FD Fixation disparity
FF Foveal fixation
FHG Family history of glaucoma
FMH Family medical history
FOH Family ocular history
FOZD Front optic zone diameter
F/U Follow up appointment
FVP Front vertex power
Fx Family history
GH General health
GIES Glasgow Integrated Eyecare Scheme
G(M)P General (medical) practitioner
GPC Giant papillary conjunctivitis
GSL General sales list
gt One drop
gtt drops
Gutt/g Guttae (drops)
HA Headaches
HARC Harmonious abnormal retinal correspondence
HEMA Hydroxyethyl methacrylate
HES Hospital eye service
HM Hand motion vision – state distance
HT Handling tint
HVID Horizontal visible iris diameter
Hx History
Hx Hospital
IDDM Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
IOL Intra-ocular lens implant
IOP Intra-ocular pressure
IRMA Intra-retinal microvascular abnormality