Ophthalmology and Orthoptics taster session
This taster session gives you an insight into studying Ophthalmology and Orthoptics at university.
BMedSci Orthoptics Taster Session
This session is now full.
When: Wednesday 24 March 2020, 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Age group: Year 12, BTEC
Spaces available: 100
This session will cover the clinical profession of orthoptics. Orthoptists are specialist eye care professionals who look at people of all ages with a range of problems related to how the two eyes work together.
The lecture will incorporate an explanation of why people sometimes see double vision and how normally our eyes work together. The session will also include an opportunity to meet our prospective students and staff members.
By the end of the session you should:
- Know about the profession of orthoptics
- Understand why some people have double vision
- Understand how our eyes work together
- Gain an insight into what it's like to be an orthoptics student at the University of Sheffield
|3:45pm||Students arrive and settle into the session|
|4:00pm||Introduction to Orthoptics|
|4:05pm||Lecture on why do we see double|
|4:25pm||Presentation from students|
We look forward to meeting you!
For informal enquiries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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