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Optometry

Optometry is a health care profession that involves examining the eyes and applicable visual systems for defects or abnormalities as well as the correction of refractive error with glasses or contact lenses and treatment of eye diseases. Optometry offers various rewarding careers in different industries all over the world to its graduates. As one of the fastest growing health care profession, optometry graduates are in high demand and the work they do bring great benefits to the community they serve.

The academic and clinical training imparted to the Optometrists enable them with the skills needed to diagnose, treat and prevent problems relating to a human being’s eye sight. Offering primary eye care, optometry is a challenging, stimulating and exceptionally rewarding profession that offers excellent opportunities for work in India and abroad

Eligibility

Students who have passed their higher Secondary Examination (plus two) in science (with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology) any state or central board.

Admissions will be based on merit as well as interview

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Learning modules

GENERAL ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

GEOMETRICAL OPTICS

OCULAR ANATOMY

GENERAL AND OCULAR BIOCHEMISTRY

OCULAR PHYSIOLOGY

PHYSICAL OPTICS

PEDIATRIC DISEASES

OPTOMETRIC INSTRUMENTATION

GENERAL AND OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY

CLINICAL EXAMINATION OF THE VISUAL SYSTEM

OPTOMETRIC OPTICS

OCCUPATIONAL OPTOMETRY

CONTACT LENSES

DISPENSING OPTICS

LOW VISION

BINOCULAR VISION

PROJECT/THESIS

INTERNSHIP

Duration

3 years academic and one year internship in a reputed hospital

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Total Students

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458

Qualified Staff

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4200

Satisfied Student's

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124

Doctors Medals

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Career Opportunities

Optometrists examine the eyes and other parts of the visual system. They also diagnose and treat visual problems and manage diseases, injuries, and other disorders of the eyes. They prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed. The profession of Optometry throws open interesting possibilities like:

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pulmonary

Hospital optometrist.

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Cardiology

Teaching faculty.

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Traumatology

Consultant optometrist.

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Neurology

Vision consultant.

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Neurology

Private practitioner.

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X-ray

Optometry researcher.

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Nuclear magnetic

Manufacturer of ophthalmic products.

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Diagnostic

Consultant in lens manufacturing company.

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Healthcare administration officer.

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Optician

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Community optometrist.

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Certified technical consultant for advanced technology ophthalmic surgical equipment’s

Clinical education

Coursework moves from an introduction to patient care as student clinicians and proficiency in doctor-patient communications to specific assignments in our clinical network and affiliated health centers. Students receive hands-on training by working directly with affiliated faculty at the clinics, schools, and centers as they provide comprehensive eye care to the community.

Clinical Education
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FACILITIES AT PPG INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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PPG Institution provides world- class infrastructure to meet every student’s need.

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The classrooms are well- equipped with computer projectors and air conditioners. Proper Wi- Fi services are provided. Regular web conferences are held. Lectures are provided in offline as well as online mode. To enable faculty and students to interact in real- time, attend lectures and hold discussions, videoconferencing facilities are also provided.

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Shared accommodation is provided to full- time students and those with special needs are given assistance in their search for accommodation close to the campus. Indian vegetarian food is served at subsidized rates at the campus cafeteria.

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Students are provided a library with

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For sports and games, the campus provides a spacious playground.

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Field visits are organized to observe different community eye health programs and projects.

Well-equipped refractive unit lab for practical