Ocular Anatomy and Physiology - VISN2111

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Optometry and Vision Science

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: VISN1211 or VISN1101

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Objectives: An understanding of the physiology of the eye and visual system.

Brief Curriculum: Physiology of the eye including the lacrimal system, eyelids, adnexa, cornea, uvea, lens; Physiology of the visual system including the retina, retinal pigment epithelium, visual pathway, cortex; Control of eye movements; Neural and pharmacological control of the pupil; Streaming of visual information.


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