OPT1210 Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye (AS)

This course explores, in detail, the anatomy of the human eye. Students will study the eye's embryology and development, structures of the orbit, extraocular muscles and external structures surrounding the eye (adnexa). The anterior segment, refractive structures, and posterior segment including their vascular, lymphatic, and nerve supply are discussed in detail. Particular focus will be on the visual pathway.


3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Ophthalmic Medical Technology AS degree program, BSC2086 (with a grade of C or higher)