May 22, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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OPTO 7330 - Lasers, Refract Proced, Surg

Credit Hours: 3.0
Lecture Contact Hours: 3   Lab Contact Hours: 0
Prerequisite: OPTO 6234 , OPTO 6333 , OPTO 7230 , and OPTO 7336 

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in OPTO 7130 .

Familiarization with ophthalmic laser instrumentation, surgical laser procedures, management of ocular conditions with lasers. Types of ophthalmic lasers, laser-tissue interactions, technical considerations associated with laser surgery, and pre- and post-operative considerations for ocular conditions commonly managed with lasers. Principles of refractive surgery including pre-operative, procedural, and post-operative and complication management of radial keratotomy, lamellar procedures, and laser procedures. Special consideration given to anatomy, wound healing, and wound healing modulators. Role of optometry in refractive surgery. Operating room protocols, injection, and suturing techniques.

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