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Diploma in Optometry

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

It is a two-year programme started with the objective of producing trained ophthalmic personnel for rendering eye care services to the masses. The incidence of preventable blindness in India is ever increasing due to non-availability of qualified eye care professionals. The qualified personnel can work with vision care hospital as a part of team with ophthalmologists and contribute towards prevention of blindness.

Eligibility : 10th /Plus Two
10+2 with Medical Laboratory Technology (Vocational background)
Duration : 2 years

Objectives

The programme is being launched with broad objective of training the students in various ophthalmic techniques. The students can employ themselves in Specialized Eye Hospitals, Optical Outlets, Practice Independently and Dispense Glasses, Contact Lenses and Low Vision Aids. After going through this programme the students shall be able to:

  • Assist eye specialists in specialized eye hospitals eye care centres as refractionists and theatre assistant.
  • Perform eye examination and investigation pertaining to eye.
  • Maintain ophthalmic appliances and instruments
  • Assess ocular motility disorders and prescribe adequate treatment

COURSE CODE: AHE001
COURSE NAME: BSS DIPLOMA IN OPTOMETRY
COURSE DURATION: TWO YEARS

SNo Subject Code Subject
I YEAR
1 AHE016-01 COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH AND COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS
2 AHE016-02 GENERAL PHYSICS & RADIATION PHYSICS
3 AHE016-03 EPIDEMIOLOGY & STATISTICAL ROLE OF THE TECHNICIANS
4 AHE016-04 ANATOMY,PHYSIOLOGY & PATHOLOGY IN RELATION TO RADIOLOGY
5 AHE016-05 HUMAN ANATOMY
6 AHE016-06 PRACTICAL - I
7 AHE016-07 PRACTICAL - II
8 AHE016-08 PRACTICAL - III
9 AHE016-09 PRACTICAL - IV
10 AHE016-10 PRACTICAL - V
II YEAR
11 AHE016-11 CLINICAL OPTHALMOLOGY
12 AHE016-12 PRACTICE OF REFRACTION
13 AHE016-13 OPTOMETRY WORKSHOP
14 AHE016-14 COMMUNITY OPTOMETRY
15 AHE016-15 OPTOMETRY NURSING
16 AHE016-16 PRACTICAL - VI
17 AHE016-17 PRACTICAL - VII
18 AHE016-18 PRACTICAL - VIII
19 AHE016-19 PRACTICAL - IX
20 AHE016-20 PRACTICAL - X