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Basic Optics Course

Friday 21 February | 08.30 – 16.00

PART 1. VISUAL OPTICS

  • Light propagation in the eye
  • Aberrations of the optical system
  • Optics of crystalline lens and accommodative response
  • IOL optics
  • Epidemiology of the optical parameters of the eye
  • IOL power calculation

PART 2. VISUAL BEHAVIOUR (VISUAL FUNCTION)

  • Retinal image quality
  • Presbyoptics
  • Straylight: importance of different domains of the point–spread function
  • State-of-the-art assessment of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity
  • Visual function assessment using adaptive optics
  • Modelling visual function

PART 3. IMAGING THE HUMAN EYE

  • Confocal microscopy, from research to clinical practice
  • Measuring the biomechanics of the cornea
  • OCT imaging, from research to clinical practice
  • Corneal topography challenges

This is a preliminary programme and is subject to change.