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Complements of Optometry

Code 12524
Year 3
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/TP(30H)
Scientific area Optometria
Entry requirements Do not exist.
Learning outcomes To demonstrate knowledge in the analysis and resolution of accommodative dysfunctions and non-strabismic binocular vision anomalies through the application of non-surgical treatments. To Know and to apply basic techniques of exploration of visual health.
Syllabus (1) Analysis and diagnosis of refractive, accommodative or non-strabismic binocular vision anomalies; (2) Type of treatments for each visual problem; (3) Complementary techniques for exploring eye health: campimetry; Amsler gride; tonometry; (4) Recognition of clinical signs and phenomena associated with aphakia and pseudo-aphakia.
Main Bibliography - Scheiman M. (2008), “Clinical management of binocular vision”, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;
- Pickwell, D. (1996), “Anomalias de la visión binocular: investigación y tratamiento”, 2ª ed, butterworth and co, London;
- Griffin, John R. (1995), “Binocular Anomalies – Diagnosis and Vision Therapy”, Butherworth – Heineman, Washington;
- Rowe F. (2004), “Clinical orthoptics” Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
- Benjamin WJ (2006(«). Borish´s Clinical Refraction, Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, 2nd edition
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria The evaluation consists of individual written tests, reports and group work; The group work is related to a research topic; the reports are related to the execution of consultations in real patients, data analysis and treatment proposals, with the execution of techniques of visual therapy.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2016-06-09

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