PEER Liberia Project

Publication Date

2020-06-04

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Clinical Epidemiology | Eye Diseases | Family Medicine | Medical Education | Ophthalmology | Sense Organs

Abstract

The goals of this presentation are: to provide an introduction to the responsibilities of an ophthalmologist and to ophthalmology as a medical specialty; to review the clinically relevant anatomy of the eye; to review the epidemiology of blindness and visual impairment; and to provide an overview of refractive errors and presbyopia.

Keywords

ophthalmologist, ophthalmology, eye anatomy, blindness, refractive errors, presbyopia

Rights and Permissions

Copyright 2020 The Author(s)

DOI of Published Version

10.13028/ktx3-dj07

Journal/Book/Conference Title

PEER Liberia Ophthalmology Lectures

Comments

Presented online to the ELWA Family Medicine residents, Monrovia, Liberia. Funded by USAID.

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