Master in Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology


10 January 2025


12 months




10.575 €


This programme is aimed at ophthalmologists with some previous experience and interested in acquiring specialized knowledge in Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology.

The selected students will participate in both theoretical and practical aspects of daily practice. They will also have 90 practicums in the Wetlab included in the training programme (additional practicums will have a supplementary charge).


The evaluation of the student will be done on a continuous basis, by means of a rotation established with each of the specialists in the department. Attendance and participation in the drafting, review and/or monitoring of clinical guidelines are compulsory.


The registration fee is € 10.525. It must be paid by bank transfer.


General principles:

  • Patient examination in consultation rooms.
  • Performance of supplementary tests.
  • Assistance in surgeries.
  • Emergency care
  • Participation in research work.
  • Presence and participation in teaching activities.
  • Participation in all training sessions offered by Grupo Miranza for its specialists.
  • Participation in the preparation and monitoring of clinical guidelines.


  • Fundamentals in strabology: Anatomy of the extraocular and orbital musculature.
  • Organisation of the oculomotor system.
  • Concept of diplopia.
  • Visual direction.
  • Confusion.
  • Sensory adaptations.
  • Motor value.
  • Fusion and fusion amplitude.
  • Clinical history.
  • Objective examination and subjective examination.

Childhood strabismus:

  • Examination.
  • Diagnosis and management of the patient with strabismus in the paediatric age group.
  • Endotropias.
  • Alphabetic syndromes.
  • Oblique muscle hyperaction.
  • Cranial nerve palsies.

Introduction to the methodology of


  • Introduction to the methodology of research
  • Drafting of research protocols
  • Institutions and documentation for the Presentation of projects research to ethics committees and regulators
  • Analysis of results and dissemination

Strabismus in adults:

  • Surgery for childhood-onset strabismus in adulthood.
  • Strabismus due to sensory causes: management and surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to ocular surgery: strabismus secondary to retinal surgery with special attention to retinal detachment surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to cataract surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to refractive surgery.
  • Risk assessment of diplopia and/or oculomotor deviation in patients undergoing refractive surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to orbital surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to glaucoma surgery.
  • Strabismus secondary to ocular surface surgery.

Paediatric neuro-ophthalmology:

  • Attitude towards the erased papilla in the child, cranial nerve palsies.


  • Pathophysiological basis of diplopia.
  • Examination of the patient with diplopia.
  • Clinical history.
  • Aetiological diagnosis and clinical attitude.
  • Prismotherapy.
  • Surgical management.

Paediatric Ophthalmology:

  • Early detection of diseases and comprehensive management of paediatric patients with ophthalmological pathology.
  • Amblyopia: concept, physiopathological bases and classification.
  • Refraction technique and prescription of glasses, prescription of occlusion therapy, evolution and follow-up.
  • Embryonic developmental anomalies: congenital cataract: classification, associated anomalies, clinical and surgical management, when and how to operate, surgical approach and techniques.
  • Visual rehabilitation and follow-up.
  • Micropthtalmia.
  • Colomba.
  • Anterior segment dysgenesis.

Retinal pathology in the paediatric age group:

  • Clinical management and therapeutic approach to different pathologies: retinal detachment in the paediatric age group, retinopathy of prematurity, retinal dysplasias and dystrophies, persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.

Eyelid and lacrimal duct disorders:

  • Differential diagnosis of epiphora in children.
  • Management of lacrimal duct obstruction.
  • Classification and management of congenital ptosis.

Ocular pathology associated with systemic disease:

  • Ophthalmological involvement in different systemic diseases.
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