BACHELOR OF OPTOMETRY (B. Optom)

In Collaboration

ELITE SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY – SANKARA NETHRALAYA

(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)


"Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and co-management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system".

The role of optometrists extend to

Specialty practices in Binocular vision care, Contact lenses, Low vision care, Community Optometry, Neuro-Optometry, Occupational optometry, Pediatric and geriatric eye care

Optometrists offer counselling services on preventive eye and vision care and collaborate with other health disciplines including ophthalmology, neurology, internal medicine and other health sciences.