About B.Sc. Optometry


Eye care plays a very vital role within the medical field. With the emergence of modern technology ushering a new age of innovative technological methods, it has opened up streams of career opportunities in the various areas of the industry. The Department of Paramedical and Health Sciences offers a 3 year Bachelors Degree program in Optometry which seeks to produce highly trained opticians who actively contribute to the industry and seek to provide the highest form of patient care. Optometry makes use of medical scientific methods and machinery for the diagnosis and treatment of eyes and involves specialised skill sets in developing lenses and eyewear. The faculty offers a comprehensive curriculum which seeks to develop the practical understanding of the students through various hands on training programs. For this purpose, the faculty is equipped with state of the art facilities and laboratories which provides students the finest exposure to the various forms of optometry research. The students are guided under the expertise of doctors who have vast experiences in the field, thus go on to provide the students with the effective training in regards to optometry. The Faculty is also equipped with a 750 bedded multi-specialty hospital which endeavours to provide the finest medical care to patients, thus providing for the students a ground for practical training.

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B.Sc. OptometryProgram Outcomes


Why Study B.Sc. Optometry

Optometry is one of the complementary fields of medical sciences which deals with the specializations relating to the eyesight. The program allows individuals the ability to develop and shape their understanding in regards to the various methods of eye treatment and diagnosis. Being a practical field, the students who study this program develop a key understanding into the various aspects of eye care. Therefore students who pursue this program get to be a step ahead into their knowledge and understanding of the innovative and contemporary optometry practices.
Optician

Optician

An ability to develop an understanding of the new dimensions of optometry and adapting to new changes in technology and innovation.

Ophthalmologist

An ability to perform regular eye checks and effectively provide the highest form of patient diagnosis.

Ophthalmologist
Vision Consultant

Vision Consultant

An ability to work as a responsible optician by following professional standards and ethical codes while providing quality treatment to the students

Optometry Researcher

An ability to use and maintain laboratory tools and equipment while following safety procedures to ensure the highest form of credibility and reliability.

Optometry Researcher
Laboratory Information System Analyst

Laboratory Information System Analyst

An ability to demonstrate growth in personal and professional responsibility which is necessary for the professional development of the students.

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)


affiliation

Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

eligibility

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed 10 + 2 examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects from a Statutory Examining Authority.

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B.Sc. Optometry feesFees

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B.Sc. Optometry

₹ 78,000 /- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

B.Sc. Optometry CurriculumCurriculum

Semester 1

Semester 2

Anatomy

Clinical training in Biochemistry Lab

Biochemistry

Clinical training in Physiology Lab

Physiology

OM MOD-1 Dispensing optics

Basic IT Skills

OM MOD 2 Visual optics

Communication Skills

OM MOD 3 Geometric optics

Clinical training in Anatomy Lab

OM MOD 4 Ocular Anatomy and physiology

 

Semester 3

Semester 4

Applied Medicine

OM MOD 1 Lighting and the eye

Microbiology

OM MOD 2 Ophthalmic and optical instrumentation and procedures

Pathology

OM MOD 3 Clinical Refraction-

Pharmacology

OM MOD 4 Ophthalmic lens and contact lens

Clinical training in Microbiology lab

OM MOD 5 Systemic disease condition and the eye

Clinical training in Pathology lab

OM MOD 6 Public health and community

Clinical training in Pharmacology lab

 

 

Semester 5

Semester 6

OPTOMETRY- I

OM MOD 3 Clinical refraction

OPTOMETRY - II

OM MOD 4 Low vision and visual rehabilitation

Optometry Clinical Posting

OM MOD 5 Professional practice management

OM MOD 1 Binocular vision and ocular Mortality

OM MOD 6 Applied optometry and orthotics

OM MOD 2 Ocular disorder-

 

 

B.Sc. Optometry Curriculum Medical Resources


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Central Clinical Laboratory

As a way of developing a medical research culture, the Faculty

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Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research, innovation and novel ideas in the field of medicine,

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Multi-speciality Teaching Hospital

As a way of promoting a practical hands on training experience for the students, the faculty

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