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The Basic and Clinical Sciences Course is one of the core components of the educational curriculum for ophthalmology residents. The Course is open to ophthalmologists in the community who want a good review the fundamentals of ophthalmology. Sections of the American Academy of Ophthalmology book series of the same name are presented in a three-year cycle. Scheduled on Wednesday mornings from 7:00am pm to 8:00am during the academic year, the Basic and Clinical Science Course is held in the Center for Health Sciences.

American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic and Clinical Science Course books covered in the educational program:

Section 1 Update on General Medicine
Section 2 Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology
Section 3 Optics, Refraction and Contact Lenses
Section 4 Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors
Section 5 Neuro-Ophthalmology
Section 6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Section 7 Orbit, Eyelids and Lacrimal System
Section 8 External Disease and Cornea
Section 9 Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis
Section 10 Glaucoma
Section 11 Lens and Cataract
Section 12 Retina and Vitreous

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