Module Code Number

VCH 643

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

2 0 2

Module Lecturer

All Lectures

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

In the course, basic characteristics of the eye of animals used for laboratory studies and diagnostic and therapeutic approachs to the ophthalmic disease occurred in laboratory conditions are thought

Aims and Objectives of the module

The students will acquire problem knowledge and experience on the basic features and some important diseases of the eyes of rats, mouse, rabbit, monkey, dog, and cats. Additionally, this knowledge will aid them to select appropriate model of animals for their experimental studies on the eye.

Method of assessment

Audio-visual and theoretical teaching  

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

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