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Bsc optometry

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Sakunth Kumar Answer written 2 years, 3 months ago
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Dear Student,

B.Sc Optometry is an Undergraduate Program offered by various universities and colleges across the country. Optometry is a health care profession which deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science.

The program is envisaged to develop a multipurpose ophthalmic workforce at paramedical level. The training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractions and Ophthalmic Assistant to the community in urban, semi-urban and rural settings in private, semi-Governmental and Governmental sectors. 

Scope and Career Options

  • Assist ophthalmologists in hospital clinic
  • Practice in optical establishments
  • Run optical shop
  • Have excellent job opportunities overseas.
  • Offer clinical services to multinationals dealing, with the manufacturing and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses and ophthalmic instruments.
  • Start manufacturing unit for optical lenses.

B.Sc Optometry Colleges in India: -

  • Dr. NTR Health University, Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi
  • Manipal University, Manipal (Karnataka)
  • Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur
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