The aim of this master’s degree is to provide students the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to work independently within the Ophthalmological subspecialty of Refractive Surgery. Another objective is to provide ophthalmologists a structured and specific training programme in Refractive Surgery, with theory and practical classes that include also explore research and teaching. This programme seeks to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to perform research in the field of Refractive Surgery.
- To acquire a high level of knowledge grounded in evidence-based medicine.
- To acquire hands-on experience that will enable participants to work autonomously based on current criteria for action.
- To learn how to apply the subspecialty of Refractive Surgery professionally as part of a multidisciplinary and coordinated team and with experts in specific areas, in a climate of respect and mutual collaboration that promotes the exchange of knowledge, creativity and innovation.
- To ensure a good doctor-patient relationship by providing patients excellent individual attention, acting as a good, accessible, friendly and available professional.
- To learn how to use and gain experience handling cutting-edge Refractive Surgery diagnosis and treatment tools.
- To cultivate an ongoing desire to disseminate knowledge, teach and further one’s education.
- To acquire experience in research and project assessment.
- To publish research findings in indexed journals and prepare a research project that facilitates the reading of the doctoral thesis.