Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

OPTOM 441 A&B - Optometry for Special Populations

30 Points

Semester 1 and 2


An advanced consideration of the anatomy, physiology and modelling of normal and abnormal eye-movement systems. Topics include: developmental aspects of infant and children's vision and eye coordination, visual examination of infant and child patients, investigation and management of idiopathic and acquired binocular eye-movement disorders.

This course also explores the diagnosis and management of ocular and vision problems in the elderly including electronic, optical and non optical low vision appliances.


Restriction: OPTOM 341, 440

To complete this course students must enrol in OPTOM 441 A and B

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