This course is aimed at Diploma Graduates / Graduates in Optics and Optometry, Diploma Graduates / Graduates in Nursing and Graduates in Medicine, with some previous experience and an interest in updating their knowledge of new technology and its application in ophthalmology. The course consists of 2 periods: 3-4 months of clinical practice at the centre, and a period of elaboration of the postgraduate final project.
- Coordinator: Mr Manuel Montilla
- Mrs Paulina Hernández
- Mr Alfons T. Margalef
- Mr David Pesantes
- Mr Álvaro Terroba
- Mrs Anna Vaquero
The evaluation of the student will be done on a continuous basis and with the presentation of a final postgraduate work. Attendance and the final project are compulsory.
The registration fee is €4,280. It must be paid by bank transfer (IBAN: BBVA ES77 0182 4370 80 0201514067 - SWIFT/BIC: BBVAESMM 0182 4370 80 02015140).
- Anatomy and physiology of the eye: anterior pole, ocular adnexa, posterior pole and optic tracts.
- Ocular disorders: the most prevalent disorders of the anterior pole, ocular adnexa, posterior pole.
- Ophthalmic surgery.
- Prior tests.
- Surgery: eyelids, lacrimal apparatus, orbit, cornea, crystalline lens and retina.
- Types of ophthalmic laser.
- Safety measures.
- The most commonly used drugs in ophthalmology.
- Routes of administration.
Medical history and basic examinations
- Visual acuity.
- Slit lamp.
External eye photography
- Materials, types of cameras, basic photographic concepts and protocols according to disorder.
Anterior Segment Slit Lamp Photography:
- Photographic features of the slit lamp.
- Accessories, lighting techniques and indications, protocols according to disorder, angle photography.
- Fundus photography, characteristics, colour fundus photography, fundus autofluorescence photography, fluorescein angiography and with indocyanine green, stereoscopic and panoramic fundus photography, adverse effects of contrast, indications and protocols according to disorder.
Digital capture system, filing and image processing
- Software: ImageNet, Adobe Photoshop.
Optical coherence tomography
- Anterior segment OCT, high-resolution posterior segment OCT.
Posterior segment B ultrasound
Care of patients undergoing angiographic techniques
- Patient preparation.
- Possible complications.
- Post-angiographic care.