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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2018-2019

Palm Beach State College

OPT1210 - Anatomy and Physiology of the Eye (AS)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

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.

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

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