OPTOG 1510: Clinical Services, Theory & Methods I

Credits 3.0
This course sequence is an introduction to the theory and procedures that structure the examination of the eye. This includes instrumentation, examination methods, psychophysical techniques, appropriate patient instructions, protocols and recording of findings. Instruction is provided to foster progressive development of basic examination techniques including, but not limited to, medical and ocular history, visual acuity, color vision, cover test, depth perception, pupillary and visual pathways, external ocular examination, retinoscopy and refraction, and ophthalmoscopy. Students must successfully complete a proficiency examination at the end of each course before progressing into the next course in the sequence.