DISEASES OF THE VISUAL APPARATUS (F)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
the student will be introduced to the following diagnostic techniques: fluorescein angiography, computer-assisted visual field examination, a-scan and mid-to-high frequency b-scan, biometry. They will also attend sessions of phacoemulsification. At the end of the course, the students will be able to perform a slit lamp examination, a cover-uncover test, an examination of the pupillary light reflex, an evaluation of the visual acuity in adults and children and an evaluation of a supected exophthalmus.
Course contents summary
the students, by attending the outpatient clinic, the inpatient clinic and the operative theatres, will gain skills in clinical examinations of the visually impaired patients, as well as of those suffering for ocular adnexal diseases. The students will also attend surgical sessions, endorsing mainly cataract extraction procedures
C. Sborgia – N. Delle Noci, Malattie dell’Apparato Visivo, Ed. Piccin
J.J. Kanski, Oftalmologia clinica, Ed. Elsevier
L. Bonomi, Argomenti di Oftalmologia, Protei Editori
M. Miglior – B. Bagolini – B. Boles Carenino – N. Orzatesi – L. Scullica M. Zingirian, Oftalmologia Clinica, Ed. Monduzzi
the aims of the course will be achieved by tutor-assisted practical sessions, (n = 2 students / session), performed in the University Eye Clinic.
Assessment methods and criteria
The verification will be implemented as part of the oral exam within the Course and contribute to the definition of the final grade.