Course: Special contact lenses

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Course title Special contact lenses
Course code OPT/SKC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Musilová Lenka, Mgr. DiS.
  • Pluháček František, RNDr. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- Brief summary of RPG CL - The rigid CL fitting with the support of the corneal topographer - Optics of the rigid CL - Fitting of the spherical and torical rigid CL by computation - Specifics of cornea with the keratoconus, keratoplastic, corneal injury - Fitting of rigid CL on the irregular corneas - Individual soft CL - Specifics of the chosen types of the special contact lenses

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course builds on the issue of correction contact lenses included in the undergraduate courses.
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.
No prior requirements.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

Participation in tutorial. Knowledge and skills within the scope of the course topics (colloquium).
Recommended literature
  • Efron, N. Contact lens complications, 2 edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, 2004.
  • Efron, N. Contact lens practice, Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, 2002.
  • Elliott, D. B. Clinical Procedures in Primary Eye Care. Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, 2007..
  • Grosvenor, T. Primary Care Optometry, 5th edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Elsevier, 2007..

Study plans that include the course
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