CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL LOW VISION

CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL LOW VISION

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Code
68320
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 3nd 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

Acquire knowledge and the ability to understand the causes of hypovision and the systems to manage this condition that concern all the pathologies responsible (in particular macular, retinal and optic nerve pathologies) and the ability to understand the bases of pharmacological principles active on the ocular system and their side effects.

Teaching methods

Teaching includes lectures given by the teacher with the aid of visual audio material

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Anatomy and physiology of the retina and macula

Degenerative, vascular and hereditary disease of the retina and macula

congenital and acquired optic neuropathy

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

S. Ryan

D. Gass

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: mail to massimo.nicolo@unige.it

Exam Board

FEDERICA BARBIERI (President)

ALDO VAGGE

MASSIMO NICOLO'

CARLO TRAVERSO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Teaching includes lectures given by the teacher with the aid of visual audio material

LESSONS START

March