Concomitance and Incomitance in Depth

Course code ORT6001
30 credits

Key Dates

Start date: 15 September 2019

End date: 26 February 2020


To develop an in depth knowledge and understanding of concomitant and incomitant strabismus with reference to clinical practice and recent literature.

Overview of content

  1. Investigative techniques

  2. Vergence, vergence adaptation and accommodation
  3. Techniques to investigate visual function
  4. Early visual development
  5. Recording of eye movements
  6. Eye movements
  7. Emmetropisation
  8. Refractive surgery
  9. Adverse effects of prescribed and non-prescribed medications
  10. Management of incomitant deviations; surgical options and botulinum toxin

Who can study this module

This module is available to anybody with a relevant qualification in the eye care profession. Currently we have Low Vision nurses, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists studying with us. 


If you study any two standalone modules from the Division of Ophthalmology and Orthoptics, these would be combined to enable the award of a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits). Any four standalone modules would enable the award of a Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) as long as the credits are gained within a five year time span.

You will receive a certificate of completion once you have successfully completed the module.

How to apply for the module

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