Cornea and Anterior Segment Surgery (OPSC5026)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study will provide candidates with the theoretical and practical foundations of the practise of cornea and anterior segment surgery. Wk 1 will cover microbial keratitis. Wk 2 corneal dystrophies and Wk 3 endothelial disease. Wk 4 will cover corneal surgery. Wk 5 will cover cataract and Wk 6 cataract surgery. Wk 7 pterygium and surgery. Wk 8 will cover cicatrising conjunctivitis and Wk 9 dry eye disease. Wk 10 will cover eyelid disease and Wk 11 herpetic eye disease. Wk 12 corneal immune disorders and Wk 13 Investigation.
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Online lectures and tutor-led online forum discussion. Self-directed learning 16hrs per wk.
3 x 2000 word written assignments (90%), online forum discussion (10%).
Coster, Douglas, Cornea: Fundamentals of Clinical Ophthalmology Series (Fundamentals of Clinical Ophthalmology), BMJ Books 2002, ISBN 0-7279-1557-6 Krachmer, J.H., Mannis, M.J., Holland, E.J., Cornea: Fundamentals, Diagnosis and Management, 3rd ed. (2 vo
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