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HANDICAP VISUAL DISEASES IN THE AGE OF DEVELOPMENT

CODE 68315
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 3nd year of 9283 ORTOTTICA ED ASSISTENZA OFTALMOLOGICA(L/SNT2) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/30
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    Vision, an important tool for interaction with external reality, plays a decisive role in the psychomotor development of the child, and a compromise represents a situation of risks for many functions and adaptive skills.

    The course aims to introduce students to the main diseases that may cause low vision in children and young adults.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Acquire knowledge and the ability to recognize the causes of visual impairments in the age of development and to use the appropriate instrumental techniques depending on the handicap.

    TEACHING METHODS

    The course includes 20 hours of lectures with the use of slides and videos

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Pathology anterior segment of eyelid ptosis, keratoconus, corneal leucoma, iridocyclitis,

    cataracts, glaucoma.

    Pathology posterior segment senile maculopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment,

    retinopathy pigmentosa, retinopathy of the premature

    Pathology of the optic pathologies pathology of the optic nerve, chiasmatic compression, pathology

    retrochiasmatic retrogeniculate pathways.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    - Notes provided by the teacher

    Specific topics can be explored on the following texts:

    - "Clinic of the visual apparatus II" by Claudio Azzolini, Francesco Carta, Stefano Gandolfi, Ugo Menchini, Francesca Simonelli, Carlo Enrico Traverso

    - Various authors "Quaderni di Ophthalmology, program of continuous updating: Visual rehabilitation" Publisher SOI 2014

    - Parmeggiani F., Milan E., Steindler P., "The clinical and rehabilitative management of the partially sighted patient" Fabiano ed. Canelli (AT) 2002

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    october

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.