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Bachelor of Optometry

Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licenced/ registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and optical dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of diseases in the eye, and the rehabilitation of the visual system.

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from recognized board (including Chemistry, Physics, Biology, and Mathematics).
  • Lateral Entry Eligibility: Minimum two years diploma from recognized institute

SCOPE

• Can start his/her own private clinic as an Optometrist
• Work as a consultant optometrist in leading eye hospitals and industries
• Can work as a Lens consultant with leading industries in ophthalmic industry
• Can work as an Optometrist in retail sector with several eye care industries
• Help in blindness prevention by contributing in eye screening and low vision services
• Can prescribe Eye glasses, Lenses and special devices to enhance vision
• An optometrist tests the eyes for visual acuity and prescribes lenses for correction

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

• Dedicated lectures & Tutorials
• Seminars & Guest lectures by leading experts
• Case based & evidence based learning
• Centre of Excellence (SVCC) in all the sub specialty of Optometry & vision science
• Several hospital partners:- Centre for Sight, ICARE , Healing touch, Arunodaya Eye Hospital, Max, Medanta, Ahuja Eye & Dental Institute and many more
• Community screenings (Health Camps & Educators)
• Practical approach
• Sushant Vision Care Centre - a vision centre at the campus with three centre of excellence
for practical training
• Collaboration with Western University of Health Sciences, U.S. for collaboration for higher
education and fellowship in optometry