Ocular Health Assessment 1

Module code: OPT4012-D

Module Aims


To stimulate a broad understanding of anatomical & functional relationships between the eye, the brain, & their supporting structures.

To develop knowledge of anatomy, physiology & immunology & their relationships to body systems including the eye.

To develop knowledge of microbial causes of infection/disease & the ways in which they are diagnosed & controlled.

To provide students with an introduction to the major classes of physiologically important molecules; & to introduce the function of such molecules in living cells & tissues, including the eye and related organs.

To outline the salient features of ophthalmic instrument design and to enable students to competently use clinical ophthalmic instruments as part of the optometrist's role of assessing ocular health.

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