Medical Retina (OPSC5030)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study will provide candidates with the theoretical and practical foundations for the treatment of retinal disorders and diseases. The first part of the unit will cover clinical assessment and investigation, retinal arterial vascular disease, macroaneurysm, hypertension and diabetic retinopathy. We will then cover age-related macular degeneration, other causes of CNV and the surgical management of retinal and vitreous disorders. The final sections of the unit will look at macular and retinal dystrophies, posterior segment inflammatory and infective eye disease, the management of PEIs and globe trauma and retinal and choroidal tumours.
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Online lectures plus tutor-led online forum discussion. Self-directed learning 16hrs per wk.
3x 2000 word written assignments (90%), online forum discussion (10%)
Ryan, Stephen J., et al, Retina Vols 1-3, 5th ed., 2012, Elsevier Mosby
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