Course: Corneal Analysis

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Course title Corneal Analysis
Course code OPT/ARO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Exercise + Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hradil Zdeněk, prof. RNDr. CSc.
Course content
- Options analysis of the cornea and anterior segment: historical development, current options, modern trends. - Corneal topography: keratograf, Scheimpflugova camera and other systems - principles, advantages, disadvantages, possibilities of use. - Options assessment topographic data, their interpretation with respect to a particular application (diagnosis of diseases, refractive examination before operation, the eye examination optical system, the application of contact lenses) - Specifics topography in refractive surgery. - The characteristics of the cornea after laser refractive performance: the specifics of the structure and topography, mechanical and optical properties and methods of analysis, affect performance on the physiology of the cornea and vision. - Endothelial microscopy. - Microscopic pictures using slit lamp: principles, calibration settings, the principles of sensing, analysis capabilities shots.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
- Options analysis of the cornea and anterior segment: historical development, current options, modern trends. - Corneal topography: keratograf, Scheimpflugova camera and other systems - principles, advantages, disadvantages, possibilities of use. - Options assessment topographic data, their interpretation with respect to a particular application (diagnosis of diseases, refractive examination before operation, the eye examination optical system, the application of contact lenses,?) - Specifics topography in refractive surgery. - The characteristics of the cornea after laser refractive performance: the specifics of the structure and topography, mechanical and optical properties and methods of analysis, affect performance on the physiology of the cornea and vision. - Endothelial microscopy. Microscopic pictures using slit lamp: principles, calibration settings, the principles of sensing, analysis capabilities shots.
Comprehension Explain the essence of data and be able to interpret them, recognize and classify the given problem, predict the behaviour of the given phenomena.
Prerequisites
No prior requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam

Knowledge corresponding to the requirements
Recommended literature
  • Corbett, C.M. et al. (1999). Corneal topography: principles and applications. BMJ Books.
  • Efron, N. (2010). Contact Lens Practice. 2nd edition. BH Elsevier.
  • Krachmer, J.H. (1995). Cornea color atlas. Mosby.
  • Kraus, H a kol. Kompendium očního lékařství. Praha, Grada, 1997..
  • Kuchynka, P. a kol. (2007). Oční lékařství. Praha, Grada.
  • Müller-Treiber, A. (2009). Kontaktlinsen Know-How. Heidelberg.
  • Tunnacliffe, A H. Introduction to Visual Optics. Gresham Press, London, 1993..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Optometry (1) Health service 1 Summer