Master in Clinical Optometry and imaging techniques in ophthalmology


10 January 2025


12 months






This course is aimed at Diploma Graduates / Graduates in Optics and Optometry, Diploma Graduates/Graduates in Nursing and Graduates in Medicine, with some previous experience and an interest in updating their knowledge of new technology and its application in ophthalmology.


  • Coordinador: Sr. Silvia Funes Ávila
  • Sra. Paulina Hernández
  • Sr. Alfons T. Margalef
  • Sra. Anna Vaquero


The evaluation of the student will be done on a continuous basis and with the presentation of a final postgraduate work. Attendance and the final project are compulsory.


  • The registration fee is € 6.000. It must be paid by bank transfer.


General principles:

  • Ocular anatomy and physiology: anterior pole, ocular appendages, posterior pole and optic pathways.
  • Ocular pathology: most prevalent pathologies of the anterior pole, ocular appendages, posterior pole.
  • Surgery in Ophthalmology:
    • Indications.
    • Previous tests.
  • Surgery on eyelids, lacrimal apparatus, orbit, cornea, crystalline lens and retina.
  • Types of lasers in ophthalmology.
  • Safety measures.
  • Most commonly used drugs in ophthalmology:
    • Indications.
    • Routes of administration.

Medical history and basic examinations:

  • Anamnesis.
  • Visual acuity.
  • Tonometry.
  • Refraction.
  • Corneal biomicroscopy
  • Evaluation of the anterior camera
  • Pupillary reflexes
  • Binocular vision assessment:
    • Cover-Test, Ocular Motility, Fusion, Stereopsis


  • Adaptation of contact lenses in irregular corneas (keratoconus, ectasia,keratoplasties, etc).
  • Special adaptations (Contact lenses)

Low vision:

  • Low vision: features and classification. Different therapies in patients: Indications and tests by Visual rehabilitation, aids visual (magnifying glasses, filters), acuity visual.
  • Evaluation of specific visual acuity due to low vision (different types of tests).

Practical optometry and vision therapy.External eye photography:

  • Pediatric optometry. Differences of the pediatric patient. Protocols and treatments.
  • Vision therapy of different types of pediatric patient and visual training.

Anterior segment slit-lamp photography:

  • Characteristics of the photographic slit lamp.
  • Accessories, illumination techniques and indications, protocols according to pathology, angle photography.
  • Evaluation of vision in the pediatric population with specific tests and tests. Introduction to vision therapy (visual training practices).

Surgery in ophthalmology:

  • Indications and previous tests. Type of laser in ophthalmology. Type of surgery for each specialty.
  • Type, indications and ways of administration.

Introduction to the methodology of Research

  • 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

Refractive Surgery: Complementary and preoperative Tests:

  • LASIK technique, FEMTO and management of refractive surgery equipment, basic instruments.
  • Biometrics, topography, endothelial count, tear tests, Lancaster test, Video oculograph

External photograph of the eye:

  • Basic concepts in photography and protocols according to pathologies.
  • Types of cameras

Photograph of the anterior segment with slit lamp:

  • Features of photographic crack light
  • Accessories, lighting techniques and indications, protocols according to pathologies, angle photography

Fundus photography and Optical coherence tomography:

  • Fundus photography, characteristics, color fundus photography, fundus autofluorescence photography, fluorescein angiography and with indocyanine green, stereoscopic and panoramic fundus photography, adverse effects of contrast, indications and protocols according to disorder.
  • Anterior segment OCT, high resolution posterior segment OCT.
  • Ultrasound techniques:
    • Ultrasonic Biomicroscope.
    • Ultrasound B Posterior segment.
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