Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Clincal ORL, Odontostomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology - OFTALMOLOGIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Giorgio Marchini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 17, 2020 al May 29, 2020.

To show the organization of the course that includes this module, follow this link * Course organization

Lesson timetable

Go to lesson schedule

Learning outcomes

Objectives of the course and educational program

The course aims to provide general knowledge of ophthalmology but also addresses more specific topics important for non-specialist doctors.
The educational program gives the ability in recognizing and managing therapy of anterior and posterior segments main ocular diseases with a particular attention for cornea diseases, cataract, glaucoma and retinal pathology through a comprehensive didactic education, accomplished via lectures and teaching materials.

Aims of the professional activities
Will be provided tools and examples of technical procedures for the correct diagnosis and execution of the cataract surgery. The students will learn how to perform a correct objective examination and how to recognize the main ophthalmology emergencies such as acute angle-closure glaucoma or central retinal artery occlusion.
And finally understanding how analyze data of important instrumental methods like visual field, fluorangiography and ocular ultrasound.


Anatomy and embryology, physiology and pathophysiology, genetics, clinical and instrumental semiology, optics and refractive errors, pathology of the orbit, dry eye syndrome, dacryoadenitis, dacryocystitis, pathology of the eyelids, inflammatory pathology of the conjunctiva, corneal and eye surface pathology, scleral pathology, inflammatory uveal pathology, retinal pathology, pathology of the lens, neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus, glaucoma, ocular manifestations of systemic diseases, traumatology, refractive surgery.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Azzolini C, Carta F, Gandolfi S, Marchini G, Menchini U, Simonelli F, Traverso CE Clinica dell’apparato visivo (Edizione 2) EDRA MASSON 2014 978-88-214-3755-7

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam for Otorhinolaryngology; written for Ophthalmology and Odontostomatology

© 2002 - 2021  Verona University
Via dell'Artigliere 8, 37129 Verona  |  P. I.V.A. 01541040232  |  C. FISCALE 93009870234
Statistics  |  Credits