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Diploma in Optometry

  • Diploma in Optometry

About the Programme

Diploma in Optometry is a two-year programme with four semesters. The students are exposed to diverse domains of Optometry, particularly, the diagnosis of visual defects with the help of optical instruments.

Salient Features

  • Imparts the competency and skills required in the field of optometry.
  • Incubation of knowledge on sensory substitution and other rehabilitation measures for the visually challenged.
  • Training for successfully conducting eye tests to examine a patient’s vision, prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses and provide vision therapy and rehabilitation.
  • Correct refractive error and provide spectacle prescription; and evaluate, prescribe and dispense contact lenses for refractive correction and other ocular conditions.
  • Assess the low vision and provide comprehensive low vision care.
  • Ability to assess the visual demands for various occupations and match it to the visual capabilities. Also be able to advice on eye safety wear for various occupations

Eligibility

  • A pass in 12thStandard with Science subjects.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Customer Care Associate,
  • Private Practitioner,
  • Trainee Optometrist,
  • Vision Consultant,
  • Optometry Researcher,
  • Optometrist Assistant,
  • Nutrition Officer/Data Assistant,
  • Junior Medical Coder,
  • Lens Consultant,
  • Office Assistant,
  • Optometry Technician

Two Years with an Internship