Department of Ophthalmology

The University of Medicine,Magway

Teaching, Learning Methods



i. Lectures with slides, video and photo
ii. Small group teaching with cases

Lecture hour –    10 hours

Clinical teaching -30 hours

Assessment -        20 MCQ (portion of Surgery)

Post graduates

To provide continuing medical education of an advanced level

1. Internal Medicine 
           eye problems related to medical problems (Hypertension,  Diabetes Mellitus, Thyroid Eye disease, Auto immune diseases like Myasthenia,  Connective tissue diseases & adverse effects of systemic medications to eyes)

2. Paediatric Medicine
           eye problems related to child health  & developmentSquinting eyes, Ptosis, Refractive error & Amblyopia

3. Family medicine
Commonest causes of blindness (Cataract & Glaucoma) Common paediatric eye problems (Refractive error, Squint, Amblyopia, Congenital cataract & Retinoblastoma)

                                    Ocular injuries & emergencies

Prescribed Texts & References

1. Bowling B (2016). Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology. 8th Edition; Elsevier, Boston.
2. Basic and Clinical Science Course by American Academy of Ophthalmology (2016-2017)
3. Fred M Wilson (1996). Practical Ophthalmology: A manual for Beginning Residents. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Mosby, Baltimore


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