Apr 02, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Academic Catalog 2019-2020
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OPT 725 - Strabismus and Amblyopia


4 credit(s)
This course covers the evaluation and treatment of amblyopia and strabismus. Emphasis will be on preparation to perform a sequential, planned examination and to develop a treatment strategy applicable in a primary care setting. Various forms of treatment such as refraction, occlusion, orthoptics and vision therapy, pharmacological and surgical approaches are discussed. The clinical outcomes of these procedures will be reviewed. Anomalous correspondence and other cases that may best be handled by a subspecialist will be discussed, but not as emphasized. Aspects of co-management including communication skills will be covered.



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