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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Contact Lenses and Practice I.

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBOKC1 Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Macromolecular Chemistry (17PBOMCH)
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Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

Contact lens history and development. Contact lens terminology. Manufacturing methods. Classification of contact lenses and their materials. Material properties. Contact lens designs. Different methods of contact lens wearing and replacement. Contact lens care: composition and principles of action. Indications and contraindications of contact lenses. Spherical soft and rigid lenses. Instrumentation of contact lens practice. Patient history, basic examination and contact lens selection. Instructions regarding handling and contact lens care. Contact lens insertion and removal.

Requirements:

Credit: last hour automatically in the case of good test results and 70% participation, or compensatory need to succeed in final written work

Testing: oral test, 2 questions from each group

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Contact lens history and development.

2.Contact lens terminology.

3.Manufacturing methods.

4.Classification of contact lenses and their materials.

5.Material properties.

6.Contact lens designs.

7.Different methods of contact lens wearing and replacement.

8.Contact lens care: composition and principles of action.

9.Indications and contraindications of contact lenses.

10.Spherical soft and rigid lenses.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Instrumentation of contact lens practice.

Patient history, basic examination and contact lens selection.

Instructions regarding handling and contact lens care.

Contact lens insertion and removal.

Study Objective:

Anamnesis, basic investigation and choose of contact lenses

Study materials:

1.Phillips. et al.: Contact Lenses. 1997, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford.

2.EFRON, Nathan. Contact lens complications. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, 2012.

3.EFRON, Nathan, ed. Contact lens practice. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010.

4.DOUTHWAITE, W. A. Contact lens optics and lens design. 3rd ed. Edinburgh: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

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