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Course code: BSPO614



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Course Content

Learning Objectives

The students will learn the Pediatric management of refractive errors and other visual problems. The students will also learn the dispensing aspects of glasses in children and critical management of different refractive eye conditions in Pediatric eye care like Amblyopia and Anisometropia etc.

Course Content

1. Visual Assessment

2. Pre-Verbal Assessment

3. Verbal Assessment

4. Refraction

5. Development of Refractive Error

6. Objective & Subjective methods

7. Pre-Verbal Refraction

8. Verbal Refraction

9. Pediatric Low Vision

Course Content

10. Causes of Childhood Blindness – Need & Constraints

11. LV management in Children

12. Congenital Anomalies of the Eye

13. Problems affecting the Optical management and Visual Outcome 

14. Management Options

15. Pediatric Contact lenses & Dispensing & Screening

16. Requirement & Management of the of Contact lenses in Children

17. Understanding the Indication and Contra Indication of Contact Lenses

18. Dispensing of Glasses to Children – Problems and care





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