OCULAR PATHOLOGY
cod. 08488

Academic year 2018/19
2° year of course - Second semester
Professor
Academic discipline
Malattie apparato visivo (MED/30)
Field
"scienze dell'ortottica e dell'assistenza di oftalmologia"
Type of training activity
Characterising
28 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: GENERAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND EYE DISEASES

Learning objectives

The goal of this course is the achievement of good knowledge of the main clinical practices for the management of the ocular patient. The knowledge of the principles of the most common diagnostic tools is also requested.

Prerequisites

None

Course unit content

Eyelids: principles of anatomy and related pathologies-lagophthalmos, ptosis, entropion, ectropion, blefaritis.
The lacrimal drainage system: anatomy and related diseases. Cornea: principles of anatomy and related pathologies. Uveitis: classifications and clinical presentation.
Cataract: definition, pathogenesis and related treatment. ocular ecoghraphy: principles and related aspects in the more frequent ocular diseases. Primary open angle glaucoma and acute angle closure glaucoma. Choroidal Melanoma. Degenerative Myopia and related ocular alterations. Regmatogenous and tractional Retinal detachment. Retinopathy of the prematurity. Age Related macular degeneration. Diabetic Retinopathy.

Full programme

Eyelids: principles of anatomy and related pathologies-lagophthalmos, ptosis, entropion, ectropion, blefaritis.
The lacrimal drainage system: anatomy and related diseases. Cornea: principles of anatomy and related pathologies. Uveitis: classifications and clinical presentation.
Cataract: definition, pathogenesis and related treatment. ocular ecoghraphy: principles and related aspects in the more frequent ocular diseases. Primary open angle glaucoma and acute angle closure glaucoma. Choroidal Melanoma. Degenerative Myopia and related ocular alterations. Regmatogenous and tractional Retinal detachment. Retinopathy of the prematurity. Age Related macular degeneration. Diabetic Retinopathy.

Bibliography

Azzolini C, et al: "Clinica dell'apparato visivo-Seconda Edizione"
Elsevier-Masson Italia.

Teaching methods

Oral lesson and applications

Assessment methods and criteria

Written or spoken testing

Other information

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