CONTACT LENSES

CONTACT LENSES

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Code
68301
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 1st year of 9283 ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE (L/SNT2) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/30
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (ORTHOPTIC STUDIES AND OPHTHALMOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Contact lens material, ocular surface-contact lens interaction, possible complications due to contact lens

Teaching methods

The course includes 10 hours of lectures with slide view

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Ocular surface anatomy and physiology, contact lens materials and construction, contact lens management

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. Calabria, M. Rolando Il film lacrimale Fogliazza Ed.

P. Troiano et al Contattologia Medica Edizioni S.O.I.Fabiano Ed.

Barabino S, Dana MR. Dry eye syndromes. In: Niederkorn J, Kaplan A, ed. Immune Response and the Eye, 2nd edition. Basel, Switzerland: S. Karger AG; 2007:176-184.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: by appointment:  sbarabi@tin.it

Exam Board

CRISTINA GUIDI (President)

SIMONA PANARELLO

STEFANO BARABINO

STEFANIA RASPINO

MICHELE IESTER

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course includes 10 hours of lectures with slide view

LESSONS START

March

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral and written

Assessment methods

The topics of the exam are the arguments of the lectures. Furthermore, the use of a correct terminology and the relationship with the patient will be evaluated