Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182001604102CONTACT LENSESCompulsory243
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To have information about contact lenses. Differences between contact lenses and glasses. Important considerations when using contact lenses.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr.Gör.Mehtap YALÇIN
Learning Outcomes
1Learn how to use contact lenses.
2Learn how to use contact lenses.
3To understand the difference between contact lenses and glasses.
4To understand the difference between contact lenses and glasses.
5Considerations for using contact lenses.
6Considerations for using contact lenses.
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Contact Lens; Basic Terminology, Soft Contact Lens Materials, Gas Permeable Rigid Lens Materials, Design of Soft Contact Lenses, Designs of Gas Permeable Hard Lenses, Color Contact Lenses, Prosthetic Contact Lenses, Types and Design of Toric Contact Lenses, Types and Design of Contact Lenses for Presbyopia, Pediatric Properties and Design of Contact Lenses, Properties and Design of Lenses, Definition of Keratoconus, Properties and Design of Contact Lenses, Properties and Advantages of Ultraviolet Block Lenses, Contact Lens Care Systems, Contact lens complications, Recognition of properties of lenses in contact lens prescription.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Contact Lens; Basic Terminology
2Soft Contact Lens Materials, Soft Contact Lenses Designs
3Gas Permeable Rigid Lens Materials, Designs of Gas Permeable Rigid Lenses
4Color Contact Lenses
5Prosthetic Contact Lenses
6Types and Design of Toric Contact Lenses
7Midterm
8Types and Design of Contact Lenses for Presbyopia
9Features and Design of Pediatric Contact Lenses
10After cataract surgery using contact lens
11Definition of Keratoconus, Properties and Design of Contact Lenses
12Properties and Advantages of Ultraviolet Blocked Lenses, Contact Lens Care Systems
13Contact lens complications
14Recognition of the properties of lenses in contact lens prescription.
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination3412
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination248
Individual Study for Final Examination3412
Reading71.510.5
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)85.5
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