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BSc Optometry

 
Duration 4 years ( 3 years college+ 1 year internship)
Starting Date 1st week of August
Exams Semester System
Current Fee Structure Rs. 50000/ year
Eligibility Candidate must pass 12th science with minimum
50% marks
Minimum age of 17 years completed on the 31st
December of the year of admission.
 
 

Course Objectives

  • After finishing the 1st year, the student must have a basic knowledge of Optics, identification of Ophthalmic lenses, characteristics & types of lenses, thorough knowledge of Dispensing optics, lensometer,Basic Sciences.

  • After finishing 2nd year: the student shall know about refractive errors, visual optics, basic correction of refractive error, OPD procedures & history taking, Retinoscopy, basic instrumentation, lens dispensing, progressive lenses, ophthalmic optics.

  • After finishing 3rd year: complete patient examination, correction of refractive errors, prescribing spectacles & contact lenses, contact lens fitting, diagnosis of glaucoma, cataract & other ophthalmic conditions, diagnosis & treatment of Amblyopia, squint, complete instrumentation handling, clinical procedures like diplopia testing, perimetry etc.

  • Final year: application of the knowledge acquired in last three years, practice management, business aspects of the practice management, complete independent handling of patient.
 
 
Course Outline

No 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year Final Year Projects
1 Physical and Geometrical Optics Computer Programming Binocular Vision Internship in Hospital Assisting Ophthalmic Surgeon
2 Biology Optometric Optics Contact Lenses Clinical Experience Training at Multinational company
3 General Anatomy Optometric Instrumentation Systemic Diseases Live Work Experience Internship At Contact Lens Clinics
4 Functional English and Communication Clinical examination of Visual System Ocular Diseases Seminars, Conferences and Trade Shows Starting own Business.
5 General Physiology Pathology and Microbiology Optometric Practice Industrial Visits  
6 Pharmacology Ocular Diseases Clinics Implant training at lens Manufacture  
7 Ocular Anatomy Visual Optics Low Vision Aids    
8 Ocular Physiology Physiology Public Health and community Optometry    
9 Biochemistry Clinic Geriatric Optometry    
10 Nutrition