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Diploma in Optometry

  • Diploma in Optometry

About the Course

Towards the dream of a brighter India.
The Vasan Eye Care network is a premier institution of eye care hospitals in the country that has been making a difference to over 5 million patients every year, making it a household name in South India today. With a network of over 60 hospitals spread across Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, Vasan Eye Care is a household name in the southern states of India. Its first hospital was established in 2002 in Trichy. Towards its vision to bring quality eye care within the reach of every Indian, the network has been expanding rapidly. The aim is to have 100 hospitals in all by the end of 2011 making Vasan the world’s largest eye care provider.

The Vasan Eye Care network currently has 300+ ophthalmologists and over 3000+ CARE team to provide individual attention and care to all our patients. Its services span across 38 eye care specialities and include treatments for refractive vision errors, cataract surgeries, treatment for various eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma. They also have a paediatric wing providing specialized eye care services for children.


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Advanced Diploma in Optometry

A growing nation needs a talent pool that can be nurtured to offer, improve and sustain good healthcare delivery. The Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology and Research is an effort in that direction. As the first step in this venture, Vasan Eye Care is collaborating with Hindustan University to bring you a 2-year Advanced Diploma Programme in Optometry.


What is Optometry?

Optometry is a primary eye care profession. As an optometrist, you will help evaluate a person’s vision and help him find the right spectacles, contact lenses and other optical aids. Apart from this, you can also perform specialized tests to diagnose ocular diseases. The growing need for well-trained and technically sound optometrists in India and abroad makes this course a promising one. As an optometrist, you will find job opportunities with eye hospitals, optical chains and also in leading multinational optical / contact lens companies.


Course Structure

The Advanced Diploma in Optometry from Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology & Research is a 2 year programme with lectures, hands-on tutorials and a 4-month internship under the guidance of a well-qualified faculty.


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Advantages

  • A high lecturer-to-student ratio
  • State-of-the-art classrooms
  • A well-equipped library
  • Hostel near the campus

And there’s more

This course is structured to give you electives that will help you expand your horizons in areas of your interest.


The electives are:

  • Marketing Management
  • Retail Marketing
  • Ocular Investigations
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Principles of Management
  • Clinical Optometry

Internships

At Vasan Eye Care, we have a huge volume of clinical resources for practical training across South India. This means that you will be offered internships at multiple centres for your convenience.


Placements

Vasan Eye Care guarantees 100% job opportunities in the hospital on successful completion of the program.


Duration: 2 Years