Master in Optometry

About Course

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility: The candidate should have passed Bachelors in Optometry (B. Optometry)

Seats: The basic unit will be of 20 seats. Multiples of this unit can also be set up by the Board of Management from time to time.

Admission Procedure:

Admissions are offered in June – July every year.

Printed Prospectus and application forms are available at the Institute.

Academic Year:

There will be one academic cycle from August to June.

Affiliated to ITM University, Raipur.

Introduction:

Optometry is an Eye Care profession that is autonomous, educated & regulated & Optometrists are the primary eye care practitioners which includes refraction, detection & diagnosis of visual/ ocular problems & their management/rehabilitation with the help of optical devices like spectacles, contact lens & low vision devices Optometrists are trained professionals involved in the treatment of visual defects with the help of optical instruments. They conduct eye tests to examine the patient’s vision, prescribe eyeglasses & contact lenses , provided vision therapy & low vision rehabilitation as & when required.

Masters in Optometry is a recommended course to the graduates in Optometry to enhance their knowledge in Vision Science, Clinical diagnosis & Optometric Management Practices This course trains participants for professional specialization in various areas of optometry: contact lenses, pediatric optometry, low vision, practice management etc.

Students learn to conduct research in the field of vision sciences. The course has a mixed academic focus. It trains students for both specialized professional practice and research.

Curriculum
Admission Process
  • Personal interview by the selection committee.
  • Final selection of candidate will be subject to selection committee and medical fitness.
  • Admission Strength: 40 students per annum.
  • Academic year starts from July. Admission of students shall be once in a year.
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