Module Code Number

VCH 641

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

1 0 1

Module Lecturer

All Lectures

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Surgical instruments used in ophthalmic surgery, applied sutures, commonly applied operations and their techniques, pre- and post-operative cares in ophthalmic surgery

Aims and Objectives of the module

The students will acquire problem solving skills and experience with regard to handling and usage techniques of surgical instruments, applied ophthalmic techniques, pre- and post-operative cares in ophthalmic surgery

Method of assessment

Audio-visual and theoretical teaching  

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

1.  Gelatt, KN: Small Animal Ophthalmic Surgery: Practical Techniques ort he Veterinarian, 1st edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001

2.  Gelatt, K.N., Veterinary Ophthalmology, 3rd edition, Lippincott, 1999

3.  Peterson-Jones, S.M., Crispin, S.H. Manual of Small Animal Ophthalmology, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, 1993