Course Information
TitleΟΦΘΑΛΜΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Opthalmology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorAngelos loris Thomas
Course ID600014954

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Ktīniatrikīs (2020-2021)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses1052

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours29
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Required Courses
  • 6.3 Companion Animal Surgery I
Learning Outcomes
In the successful completion of the course the students will: be able to understand the basic physiopathological functions of the eye use basic diagnostic ophthalmic instruments and tools describe analytically the ophthalmic symptoms design a therapeutic strategy in order to deal with common ophthalmological conditions perform basic surgical techniques involving the eyelids (upper, lower and nictitating membrane)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Description of Ophthalmology Course (9th and 10th Semester) The Ophthalmology course includes the Ophthalmic examination (Symptoms, Diagnostic Approach-Skills), and the Surgical and Pharmaceutical Treatment of Various Ophthalmic Disorders. In order to achieve learning goals, both theoretical teaching, clinical practice and wet-labs will be carried out. The lesson is examined in writen (60%) and oral presentations during the course (40%). Detailed teaching hours are described below: 1st-2nd Clinical Ophthalmic Anatomy and Physiopathology 3rd and 4th Ophthalmic Examination I (Symptomatology-Differential Diagnosis-Ophthalmoscopy) 5th-6th Ophthalmic Examination II (Tonometry-Tear tests-Microbiological - Cytological Examination-Biopsy) 7th-8th Surgical Management of Ophthalmological Incidents  (Anesthesia-Ophthalmic Instruments-Surgery Equipment) 9th-10th Corneal Surgery 11th-12th Lens Surgery 13th-14th Function of Retinal-Optic Nerve Function. Retrography-Chromatic Reflexes 15th-16th Pharmaceutical and Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma-Orbit 17th-18th Management of Hereditary Disases in Dog and Cat. Eye Certificate 19th-20th Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases 21st-23nd Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty) (3 hours) 24th-26th Conjunctival, Nictitating membrane and Corneal Surgery (3 hours) 27th -29th Ocular Therapeutics - Drug Administration: Intraocular, sub-conjunctival, anterior chamber, catheters, implants (3 hours)
Ophthalmology, Surgery, Animals, Comparative, Diagnostics
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work9
Reading Assigment20
Clinical Practice8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Additional bibliography for study
Veterinary Ophthalmology: Two Volume Set, 5th Edition, Kirk N. Gelatt (Editor), Brian C. Gilger (Editor), Thomas J. Kern (Editor), Jun 2013, Wiley-BlackwellVeterinary Ophthalmic Surgery, Kindle Edition, Kirk N. Gelatt (Author), Janice P. Gelatt (Author), Elsevier, 1st Edition Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, 5th Edition, David Maggs, Paul Miller, Ron Ofri, Elsevier
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