North-West state medical university
Department of ophthalmology
Topics of lectures.
For 4 course students, faculty of foreign students,
Act of vision. Visual Acuity and Color Vision, Visual acuity testing, Color vision testing, Visual fields, Visual field testing.
Optics and Refractive Error, Physiological optics. Myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism: their classification and correction. Principles of prescribing and using spectacles. Accomodation, its characteristics and pathology. Presbiopia, its correction. Hygyene of vision.
Binocular Vision and Strabismus. Investigation of Binocular Vision. Strabismus, its classification and Occurrence. Examination and Treatment of a Strabismus Patient.
Lens and Cataract. Classification by morphology, etiology, stage. Signs and symptoms, Physical examination, Indication for surgery. Cataract surgery, Visual rehabilitation. Vitreous. Vitreous Opacities, Vitreous Hemorrhage.
Glaucoma. Significance of glaucoma, classification, clinical examinations. Therapy of Glaucoma (Medical treatment, laser therapy, surgery).
Retinal and optic nerve diseases. Age-related Macular Degeneration (ARMD), Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Retinal artery and vein Occlusion. Optic neuritis. Papilledema. Optic Nerve Atrophy.
Ocular and Orbital Traumas. Perforating Injuries of the Cornea and Sclera, Intraocular Foreign Bodies. Chemical Burns of the Eye. Blunt Trauma. Eye and sarcoidosis, Toxoplasmosis, uveal melanoma.