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Ocular Surface and Contact Lenses

Code 12400
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Optometria
Entry requirements -
Learning outcomes - To know the physical principles underlying wavefront technology and its application to the vision and interpret the data of the respective exams. - To know the physical principles underlying the examinations of endothelial microscopy, topography and corneal pachymetry and their interpretation. - To Evaluate and fitting contact lenses in situations that configure specific cases in contactology. - To Advise and evaluate at the pre and postoperative level a refractive surgery patient.
Syllabus - Wavefront Technology in Vision - Endothelial Microscopy, Topography and Corneal Pachymetry - Patient Advise and Assessment of Refractive Surgery - Specific Cases in Contactology
Main Bibliography Philips, A. J.; Stone, J.; (2007) Contact Lenses. (5th ed.), Butterworths - U.K.. Efron, N. (2010) Contact lens practice (2nd ed.) Edinburgh : Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier. Efron, N. (2004) Contact lens complications. (2nd ed.),Edinburgh Butterworth-Heinemann. Spalton, DJ (2005) Atlas of Clinical Ophtalmology. 3rd Edition. Elsevier Mosby. Philadelphia. Villa-Collar C., Gonzalez-Meijome J.M.;(2006) Ortoqueratologia Nocturna. (1st ed.), Madrid: ICM-Colegio Nacional de Ópticos-Optometristas de España; Santos, S.; (2006) Contactología clínica. (2nd ed.) Publicação Barcelona : Masson. Ledford, J.K.; Sanders, V.N.; (1998) The Slit Lamp Primer, (1st ed.), Slack Incorperated -U.S.A. Wavefront Customized Visual Correction, The Quest for Super Vision II, Ronald, R. Krueger; Raymond A. Applegate; Scott M. MacRae (2004), Editora SLACK Incorporated. Corneal topography in the Wavefront Era: A Guide for Clinical Application, M. Wang (2006) Editora SLACK Incorporated.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Teaching methodologies integrating: tutorials, problem-solving for exemplification, practical seminar, clinical case analysis, scientific paper analysis, self­study. Student evaluation resorting to written tests, practical test, essay, clinical case analysis.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-17

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