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Eye Anatomy and Physiology II

Code 12503
Year 2
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Biomedical Sciences
Entry requirements -
Learning outcomes Provide students with a detailed knowledge of the anatomy and ocular physiology of the posterior pole. At the end of this curricular unit the student should be able to describe and locate the structures associated with the posterior pole of the eyeball, recognize the anatomical and functional relationships between each and interrelate them. It should also be able to apply techniques of exploration of the posterior pole of the eyeball and optical pathways.
Syllabus (1) Ocular embryology;
(2) Choroid
(3) Vitreous
(4) Retina
(5) Optic nerve
(6) Visual pathways
(7) Techniques of ocular exploration of the posterior pole (biomicroscopy, direct ophthalmoscopy, campimetry and pupillary reflexes).
Main Bibliography - Garharta, C., & Lakshminarayananb, V. (2015). Anatomy of the Eye.
- Volpe, N. J. (2004). Adler's physiology of the eye: clinical application.
- Davson, H. (2012). Physiology of the Eye. Elsevier.
- Paulsen, F., & Wasche, J. (2013). Sobotta-Atlas of Human Anatomy, General anatomy and musculoskeletal system. Naklada Slap.
- Drake, R., Vogl, A. W., & Mitchell, A. W. (2014). Gray's anatomy for students. Elsevier Health Sciences.
- Garharta, C., & Lakshminarayananb, V. (2015). Anatomy of the Eye.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The content development will be carried out based on a theoretical approach through the presentation of the program contents in digital support, as well as through the transmission of knowledge of a theoretical and practical nature using laboratories. The student will be evaluated through theoretical and practical tests.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2016-06-09

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