OPTOG 1691: Ocular Pharmacology I

Credits 1.0
This course sequence discusses the pharmaceutical treatment of ocular diseases. It will cover, in detail, the selection of drugs appropriate for the treatment of important ocular disorders and their methods of use. In-class practice of the use of pharmaceutical agents in disease treatment will be an important part of the learning experience. Specific topics include major classes of drugs used to treat ocular disorders and how they are employed, side effects of the use of both ocular and systemic drugs, common formulations used for ocular drugs, new pharmaceutical agents, and general pharmacology and toxicology.