Program Description


A 7-day summer school program is a theoretical and clinical course with emphasis on common eye problems encountered by general practitioners:

Theoretical Topics:

  • Basic Techniques of Eye Examination
  • Eye Semiology
  • Emergencies of the Eye
  • Common Diseases of External Eye
  • Eyelid & Lacrimal System
  • Refractive Errors
  • Strabismus & Amblyopia
  • Glaucoma
  • Common Diseases of Posterior Eye

Clinical Topics:

  • Eye Emergency Room
  • An Introduction to Optometry
  • An Introduction to Eye Surgeries
  • Retina and/or Anterior Segment Clinics

Students will have the opportunity to present their own research posters, network with peers and discuss cases with the experts.

To get more information

Dr. Ramak Roohipour


Tel.: (+98) 21 5542 1001-2.



Program Objectives


This seven day certificated course is aimed at medical students, junior doctors and others who are interested in ophthalmology as a potential career choice to get familiar with common eye problems.


Method of Instruction


  • Lecture
  • Lecture-discussions
  • Clinical Observations


Program Location


Farabi Comprehensive Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology


Program Directors



Program Instructors


  • Dr. Alipour, Fatemeh
  • Dr. Aghsaei Fard, Masoud
  • Dr. Ebrahimi Adib, Nazanin
  • Dr. Fakhraei, Ghasem
  • Dr. Ghassemi, Fariba
  • Dr. Ghassemi, Hamed
  • Dr. Jamshidian, Mansooreh
  • Dr. Latifi, Golshan
  • Dr. Mirmohammadsadeghi, Arash
  • Dr. Mohammadi, Massood
  • Dr. Mohammadi, Seyed-Farzad
  • Dr. Pakdel, Farzad
  • Dr. Riazi Esfahani, Hamid
  • Dr. Roohipour, Ramak
  • Dr. Soleimani, Mohammad
  • Dr. Zarei, Mohammad
  • Dr. Zarei Ghanavati, Mehran


Numbers and Dates


Number Of Positions Offered 3-10
Program Duration 7 days
Program Start Date June 20, 2018
Program Finish Date June 27, 2018
Application Deadline June 30, 2018
Tuition Fee $500


Who Can Attend


M.D. Students – Junior General Practitioners




  • Being MD student or having a degree in Medicine
  • Having competent command of English




How To Apply


All applicants should apply online. Please note there is no in-person admission. You can fill in the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents. For more information on online application procedure please contact


Visa Application


TUMS will assist you in obtaining your visa after you are admitted. All international students are required to obtain a student visa from the Iranian Consulate/Embassy in their home country before departing for Iran. After we receive your completed Visa Application Form (VAF), at least 6 to 8 weeks should be allowed for the completion of the visa application. Student will enter Iran with a one-month visa. After visiting their school and familiarizing themselves with the schedule and surroundings, students will be accompanied to the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology in order to extend their student visa (if necessary).




If you require accommodation, you will be given the opportunity to use our international dormitories located close to campus in Tehran at student rate.