Diploma in Optometry

You must be wondering what Optometry course is all about. Ophthalmology is a discipline that focuses on eye care. Topics such as eye examination, vision defects, ocular diseases,corrective surgery, optics etc.are covered in this discipline. The post of ‘Ophthalmologist (EyeDoctor, as laymen call it)’ is the highest available job profile in this field. Diploma in Optometry professionals are trained to assist and work under Ophthalmologists.

The course trains students in areas such as examining patients, basic treatment of vision problems, work on eye testing and other ophthalmic equipments, monitoring patients, prescribing and dispensing spectacles and contact lenses and optometry practices.

 

In short, Dopt professionals are qualified to take care of technical aspects and primary vision care activities. They may work under Ophthalmologists and assist them in various ways. For example- record keeping, vision test/examination, dispensing optics, front office activities etc.

Supportive Environment

We have very good experienced faculties to teach and train students in this field. We have long standing and close links with hospitals and medical industries, where students will gain a practical exposure. This offers a challenging yet supportive environment in which to study.

To get a better idea about the course structure, let us check out some important subjects present in D.opt program.

                      Not all the subjects present in this program have been mentioned.

Subject Papers
  • Anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • Refraction
  • Clinical Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic nursing
Course Duration

This is a 2 years program.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must have passed Higher Secondary exam (12 th standard )

Students of any group (science, commerce or any other group) are eligible to join this course.

Admission Process

Global institute follows direct admission process. Interested candidates have to fill the application form. Deserving candidates will be allotted seats depending upon intake capacity of the institute and marks scored by them in board examination.

Most of the subjects mentioned above have both classroom lectures as well as practical lab sessions associated with them. Evaluation is done periodically, through written examination as well as practical test.

Career Opportunities