Diploma in Optometry 

Creating a Brighter Future

 
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Diploma in Optometry

Affiliating Authority 

UP State Medical Faculty, Lucknow

Duration of the Course

2 Years

Eligibility 

-Student's age should be of 17 years

-Should be 10+2 from science stream [ PCB or PCM]

 

About Diploma in Optometry

Making a Difference

The program is envisaged to develop multipurpose ophthalmic manpower at the paramedical level. The training will enable the student to become a competent person in providing services as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Assistant to the community in urban, semi-urban and rural settings in private, semi-government and government sectors. Makes the student qualified in testing vision and dispensing optics as a corrective measure. The students are also trained rigorously in workshop activities for preparing corrective optics. The optometrist technician can also correct visual problems through administrating exercises and also suggesting the use of appropriate equipment. Students with a diploma from this course have immense job opportunities in eye care units and optical outlets.

 

Career and Scopes

Offer clinical services to multinationals dealing with the manufacturing and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses, and ophthalmic instruments start manufacturing unit for optical lenses.

Can record vision.

Can assess error of refraction & measure it with retinoscopy and subjective refraction.

Can use common instruments & equipments related to ophthalmology.

Can perform procedures like Tonometry, Syringing, Fundus photo, Slit lamp examination, Ophthalmoscopy, Corneal staining, FB removal, Dressing of eye etc.

Can prepare & prescribe glasses/spectacles and low vision aids.

Licence to start your own Physiotherapy Clinic

Can assist common ophthalmic surgeries.

Can play role in Blindness control programmes run by government.

Higher Studies

License to open your own clinic

 

Our Syllabus

In this section, you can find all the details of our syllabus, available for your convenience. Download a copy of the file below to find out all the details and get in touch for more information.