This programme is aimed at ophthalmologists with some previous experience and an interest in acquiring specialised knowledge in Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery.
Students will participate in theoretical and practical elements of day-to-day practice.
Continuous assessment and a theory and practice examination.
Attendance and completion of research work are obligatory.
The Autonomous University of Barcelona course fee is €8.860.
The course fee should be paid at the IMO's office.
- Patient examination in consultation room.
- Performing of supplementary tests.
- Assisting in surgeries.
- Emergency care
- Participation in research work.
- Presence and participation in teaching activities.
- Conjunctiva and Ocular
- Management of conjunctival disorders and chalazion: pterigion, simblefaron, chalazion, ocular rosacea, conjunctival tumours, etc.
- Clinical presentation of eyelid lesions: benign and malignant tumours.
- Management of ocular adnexal trauma: general principles, eyelid damage repair and canthal trauma repair
- Study and management of thermal, chemical and radiation burns, including acute management, intermediate treatment and reconstruction of the eyelids and adnexa as well as the study of possible complications.
- Orbital and periorbital fractures: imaging studies and facial, lateral orbital and supraorbital fractures, etc.
- Orbital floor fractures: study of clinically relevant structures, diagnosis, associated damage, etc.
- Management of: entropion, ectropion, trichiasis, distichiasis, ptosis, lagophthalmos and retraction, tissue loss, etc.
- Brow ptosis study and surgery and blepharoplasty: assessment, correction surgery, blepharoplasty techniques, etc.
- Study and management of entropion and trichiasis: classification, principles of surgical correction, treatment, etc.
- Classification and correction of ectropion: mechanical, cicatricial, atonic, in anophthalmic cavity, etc.
- Classification of eyelid ptosis: classification and preoperative assessment, principles of surgical correction, etc.
- Management of eyelid retraction surgery in patients with Graves’ disease and other causes of eyelid retraction
- Study and current techniques for the treatment of blepharospasm and related conditions
- Treatment and surgical techniques, etc.
- Diagnosis and management of Bell’s palsy: differential diagnosis, clinical examination, etc.
- Surgical reconstruction of lower and upper eyelids with partial or total defects
- Reconstruction of canthal defects: medial, lateral and delayed reconstruction
- Alternative treatments for periocular neoplasms, chemotherapy, cryotherapy, etc.
- Assessment and spectrum of orbital disorders
- Examination and surgical study of the orbit
- Techniques for optic nerve sheath decompression
- Craniofacial and periorbital surgery
- Enucleation and evisceration surgery and study of orbital implants
- Treatment of complications
- Exenteration surgery: indications, surgical techniques, etc.
- Management of anophthalmic cavity deformities, including enophthalmos and contraction
- Care and management of ocular prostheses
- Assessment of the lacrimal system and clinical diagnosis
- Assessment of the lacrimal drainage system, lacrimal irrigation, different diagnostic tests and diagnostic imaging techniques
- Lacrimal issues in children: diagnosis, treatment, etc.
- Surgery of the lacrimal system: techniques and results
- Dacryocystorhinostomy techniques, treatment of canalicular abnormalities, surgery of congenital obstruction of the lacrimonasal duct