This course covers interpretation and assessment of special investigation for glaucoma and anterior segment including microbiology, preparation of specimens, confocal imaging, corneal topography, ocular biometry, perimetry, and ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM). Upon successful completion of this unit of study, students will be able to : (1) diagnose a broad range of cornea, anterior segment and glucomatous abnormalities by clinical assessment, (2) understand which investigations to order in patients with anterior segment disease and interpret the results of these investigations, (3) have a comprehensive understanding of medical and surgical management of anterior segment disease.
Intensive on campus
1hr observed structured practical exam (50%), 10 minutes presentation (50%)
Candidates must be overseas trained specialists from countries with established vocational ophthalmology training programs and have satisfactorily completed the requirements to practise as ophthalmologists in their countries of residency, or be eligible to undertake further fellowship training in their countries of residency.
OPSC5026 and OPSC5027