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OPT 780 - Advanced Laser & Surgical Techniques


1 credit(s)
Evaluating and assessing pre-operative opthalmic and general medical indications for optometric laser and associated procedures, including surgical-based anatomy/physiology, contraindications, risks, and benefits. Managing systemic and ocular complications that may be associated with optometric laser and associated procedures, including anesthesia. Obtaining appropriate informed consent, and providing acute and long-term post-operative care. Topics include anterior segment opthalmic laser procedures, office-based procedures, including light-based radiofrequency treatment, and local and topical anesthesia. Classroom instruction and laboratory simulation-based training using various surgical models, with objective structured assessment of technical skills.



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