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    Boston Leadership Institute: Ophthalmology

    Boston Leadership Institute: Ophthalmology

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Pre-Med, STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $500 - $1,499
    • Call: (781) 431-2514
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    Overview

    How many times have you had to have your eyesight tested?! Which row can you see clearly? Do you ever feel defeated by those tiny numbers at the bottom of the pyramid? Believe it or not, there are various careers you can pursue if you’re fascinated by the human eye. Of course, you can become a doctor. Ophthalmologists are MDs, and you’ll see what it’s like to live a day in their life in this program!

    You will complete routine eye exams, which they do daily, but you’ll also learn how to diagnose eye diseases, how to treat glaucoma and other degenerative diseases, and what issues must be surgically corrected. There are also Ophthalmologists who specialize in Pediatric Ophthalmology, making pivotal decisions regarding children’s eye health. There are many avenues of Ophthalmology you may have never thought of! Heard of Neuro Ophthalmology, the specialization in vision problems that relate to your nervous system? There is also Ocular Oncology, the specialization of cancer of the eye. Endless fascinating specialties and sub-specialties!

    Cost and Session Information

    July 25-29 Gann/Bentley: Waltham, MA Day-only One-week tuition: $599 One-week deposit to secure your seat: $200 Residential Residential payments are due by June 1st. For families registering after June 1st, residential payments are due one month after the deposit has been placed and not later than the program’s start date. One-week: $599