Academic Year 2023/2024 - Teacher: EMILIA GALLO

Expected Learning Outcomes

Students with a good learning level, and high ability to interact with the teacher.

Course Structure

Frontal lesson with slide projection and clinical cases.  Administration of multiple choice tests at the end of each lesson.

Required Prerequisites

Basics of Orthoptics

Attendance of Lessons


Detailed Course Content

The eye movements: why study it.

The eye movements study  is a source of information For both researchers and clinicians, is a useful and non invasive method to investigate the brain functions and , moreover, they frequently provide diagnostic clues.

Textbook Information

  • Neurophthalmology - section 5  2014/2015 American Academy of Ophtalmology  R. Foroozan MD - Houston Texas

  • The Neurology of Eye Movements Fifth edition R. John Leigh and David S. Zee. Oxford University Press

  • Bagolini-Zanasi Strabologia - Verduci Editore

Learning Assessment

Learning Assessment Procedures

Clinical case discussion

Examples of frequently asked questions and / or exercises

Questions on extraocular muscles’ s paralisi, neuroftalmologia and congenital and acquired strabismus in paediatric age.