Certificate Degrees and Continuing Education

  • Continuing Education in Vision Sciences

    General Information

    Teaching Languages: Spanish

    Places: 10

    Número mínimo de alumnos exigido: 1

    Duration: 9 Months (20 ECTS Credits)

    Tuition Fee: 600 €

    Access Requirements:

    Being in possession of an official University Degree. Nevertheless, exceptionally, admission will be extended to professionals directly related to to the speciality of the course who lack a Degree, as long as they prove their professional careers and meet the legal criteria to access University courses.

    Please check the Agreement of November 29, 2007 of the Governing Council of the University of Oviedo, which approves the regulation of studies leading to Certificate Degrees and other Postgraduate Degrees (BOPA, January 12, 2008).

    Plazo único de preinscripción y matrícula

    • Preinscripción: 1 de junio a 19 de agosto
    • Listas provisionales: 5 de septiembre
    • Reclamación a las listas: 6 a 7 de septiembre
    • Listas definitivas: 13 de septiembre
    • Matrícula: 15 al 19 de septiembre

    Modality: Attendance required


    26 de Septiembre 2016 al 30 de Junio 2017: de 9 a 13,30 y de 15,30 a 19,00

    Teaching Center: Instituto Universitario Fernández-Vega, Fundación de Investigación Oftalmológica e Instituto Oftalmológico Fernández-Vega.

    Professional Opportunities

    Ophthalmologists will be self-sufficient in managing pathologies that can be treated with additive surgery of the cornea.


    • MODULE 1: Keratoconus and corneal ectasias: prevention, biological diagnosis. Biomarkers. Diagnostic imaging . Corneal innervations. Study of the eye surface. Differential diagnosis.
    • MODULE 2: Additive surgery of the cornea: physical and biological bases. Patient selection. Indications, contraindications, predictable results and risks. Instrumentation. Graduation, topography, analysis of the anterior segment of the eye. Therapeutic tools. Femtosecond lasers.
    • MODULE 3: Orthopaedic and refractive goals. Combined surgeries. Keratoplaty.
    • MODULE 4: Research project under the supervision of a tutor.
    • MODULE 5: Seminarios regionales ( 4 Saturday mornings throughout the academic year)
    • MODULE 6: Monograph courses (1 day)


    • Gloria de la Torre

      E-mail: docencia@fio.as

    Coordination :

    • Dr. Jesús Merayo Lloves

      E-mail: merayojesus@uniovi.es

    • Prof. Luís Fernández-Vega Sanz

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