BOZP0521c Magnifying Visual Devices I - practice

Faculty of Medicine
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. Mgr. Pavel Beneš, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
MUDr. Jan Richter
Department of Optometry and Orthoptics - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Anna Petruželková
Supplier department: Department of Optometry and Orthoptics - Departments of Non-medical Branches - Faculty of Medicine
Tue 10:20–12:10 N01001
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( BOGO0222p Geometric Optics II-lec. && BOPR0444 Optical Practice IV ) || ( BTSR0432p Strabology II - lecture && BTKR0442p Rehab. of II-l && BTKK0431p Correction and contact lens. I )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to: understand and explain the utilisation of the several types of magnifying tools in patients with permanent functional visual impairment;
  • Introduction Evaluation of visually handicaped Causes of permanent visual disability Evaluation of visual acuity Selection and option of magnifying tools Tools for visually handicapped Adverse effect of magnifying tools Types of magnifying tools Magnifying lenses Bifocal magnifying glasses Overcorrection glasses Telescopic spectacles Prismatic telescopic spectacles Turmon - monocular magnifying tools Prismatic magnifying lenses and spectacles for persons with normal visual acuity TV zoom
  • Rutrle, M.: Přístrojová technika - učební text pro oční optiky
  • Kraus, H. a kol.: Kompendium očního lékařství. Grada
  • HRACHOVINA, Václav and Hana DOŠKOVÁ. Zvětšovací pomůcky : učební texty pro studující optometrie (Magnifying devices). 1. vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 1998. 21 pp. ISBN 80-210-1854-2. info
Teaching methods
lectures and practical excercises
Assessment methods
practice, credit
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2000, Autumn 2001, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020.
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