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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Correction of Refractive Errors

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBOKRV KZ 3 1P+1C Czech
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Diagnostic of Visual Functions (17PBOVZF)
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Department of Natural Sciences
Synopsis:

Subject is focused on theory and practical examination of refractive errors and various possibilities of correction of refractive errors. Optical and surgical correction of refractive errors. Objective methods of refraction. Subjective methods of refraction. Correction of myopia. Correction of hypermetropia. Correction of astigmatism. Correction of presbyopia. Determination of binocular balance. Basic techniques of surgical correction of refractive errors. Refractive surgery. Methods of laser keratorefractive surgery. Implantation of intraocular lenses.

Requirements:

Credit condition - 80% presence in practical lessons ,final test

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Refractive errors.

2.Correction of refractive errors

3.Principles of accommodation and presbyopia

4.Aphakia,anisometropia,aniseikonia

5.Objective refraction - skiaskopia, autorefractometer

6.Objective refraction - Javal's ophthalmometer, cornea topography

7. Influence of medicaments to refraction and accommodation

8.Refractive surgery

9.Methods of laser keratorefractive surgery

10.Refractive surgery -indication

11.Intraocular surgery

12.Implantation of intraocular lenses.

13. surgical solution of presbyopia

14.Summary

Syllabus of tutorials:

Subject matter of excersises follows lectures.

Study Objective:

Correction of refractive errors.

Study materials:

1.Benjamin W. J., Borish I.M.: Borish Clinical Refraction. Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, 2006.

2.Rabbetts R.B.: Clinical Visual Optics, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.

3.Tunnacliffe A.H.: Introduction to Visual Optics. Gresham Press, London, 1993.

4.Kaschke M.: Optical Devices in Ophthalmology and Optometry: Technology, Design Principles and Clinical Applications. Wiley VCH, 2013.

5.Thall, E.H.: Optics, refraction, and contact lenses. San Francisco : American Academy of Ophthalmology , 1999

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