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School of Science
OPTICS AND OPTOMETRY
Course unit
ADVANCED OPTOMETRY AND CONTACTOLOGY
SC01123627, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
OPTICS AND OPTOMETRY
SC1168, Degree course structure A.Y. 2016/17, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ADVANCED OPTOMETRY AND CONTACTOLOGY
Website of the academic structure http://otticaeoptometria.scienze.unipd.it/2019/laurea
Department of reference Department of Physics and Astronomy
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in OPTICS AND OPTOMETRY

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MIRKO CHINELLATO 000000000000

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses FIS/01 Experimental Physics 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2016 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
7 Tecniche avanzate di optometria e contattologia 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 CHINELLATO MIRKO (Presidente)
SALASNICH LUCA (Membro Effettivo)
COLOMBO RENZO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Ottica oftalmica e visuale
Ottica per la contattologia 1 con laboratorio
Ottica per la contattologia 1 con laboratorio
Tecniche fisiche per l’optometria 1 con laboratorio
Tecniche fisiche per l’optometria 2 con laboratorio
Target skills and knowledge: The student must be able to analyze a corneal topography.
Moreover, the student must be able to recognize keratoconus choosing the correct contact lenses.

In general, the student must know the theory and practice of the orthokeratology treatment.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam
Assessment criteria: On the basis of the project work and the written exam.
Course unit contents: Corneal topography in optometry practice
RGP contact lenses design and fitting evaluation
Orthokeratology
Irregular cornea: analysis and optometry management
Best optometry practice in Italy
Low vision optometric management
Behavioural optometry evaluation
Clinical cases
Additional notes about suggested reading: Power Point presentations. Lecture notes and suggested books.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)