This is the first version of the 2021-22 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

This is a list of all ophthalmology and visual sciences courses. For more information, see Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

OPHT:8301 Clinical Ophthalmology 2 s.h.

All aspects of clinical ophthalmology; clinical experience, lectures, case presentations; clinical duties with staff, residents, and faculty in University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC) and Iowa City VA Medical Center (VAMC) ophthalmology clinics. Requirements: M.D. enrollment.

OPHT:8401 Elective in External Eye Disease 4 s.h.

Common diseases of eyelid, conjunctiva, and cornea.

OPHT:8402 Elective in Neuro-Ophthalmology 4 s.h.

Visual, ocular motor dysfunction due to neurologic disease; patient work-up, readings, neuro-ophthalmology rounds.

OPHT:8403 Molecular Ophthalmology 4 s.h.

Use of recombinant DNA, tissue culture, protein electrophoresis in study of inherited eye diseases.

OPHT:8404 Elective in Ocular Pathology 4 s.h.

Pathophysiology of eye disease.

OPHT:8405 Advanced Ophthalmology - Veterans Affairs 4 s.h.

Opportunity for in-depth clinical experience in assessment and management of ophthalmology patients; students serve on the Iowa City VA Health Care System ophthalmology team and see outpatients and emergency room visits alongside residents and faculty.

OPHT:8406 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 4 s.h.

Topics in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.

OPHT:8497 Research in Ophthalmology arr.

Medical research, clinical or laboratory projects; individual study.

OPHT:8498 Ophthalmology On Campus arr.

OPHT:8499 Ophthalmology Off Campus arr.