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BACHELOR OF OPTOMETRY

in collaboration with Dr Om Parkash Eye Hospital, Amritsar

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 management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system.

About the Programme

RIMT School of Para-Medical & allied Health Sciences in collaboration with Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar has initiated Bachelor of Optometry course which deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system.

This synergetic association provides integrated inputs which will help to develop a high degree of conceptual skills, analytical skills and qualitative knowledge skills among budding aspirants and prepares them for a bright future in the eye care Industry as an optometrist.

Duration

The B Optometry undergraduate degree program is of four years duration (3+1) including one year of compulsory internship as per below stated detail

  • 1.5-year at RIMT University Campus, Mandi Gobingarh, Punjab
  • 1.5-year at Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar
  • 1-year internship in Dr. Om Parkash Eye Hospitals/Other Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics
  • Eligibility and admission

    It is recommended that the students entering the Optometry programme should have completed the recognized secondary school studies as the qualification stipulated for B. Optometry is 10+2 with Sciences (PCM / PCB) or equivalent from a recognized board.

    About Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute as Industry Partner

    Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute, Amritsar (NABH Accredited) has been in at fore front of delivering eye care with truth, trust & transparency for past 50 years and providing a depth of expertise in complete spectrum of advanced surgical, medical & diagnostic procedures through comprehensive mix of inpatient & outpatient services.

    They are providing the services of over 30 broad & sub-clinical specialties through our geographical presence at Amritsar, Tarntaran, Batala, Gurdaspur & Pathankot through our 2 specialty care eye hospitals & 6 vision screening OPD centers.

    Course planning and delivery through RIMT University & Dr. Om Parkash Eye institute through well qualified and trained faculty members.

    Special emphasis on practical exposure with inputs from eye care industry

    State-of-art infrastructure & academic facilities.

    Academic training & hands on experience at NABH accredited hospital

    Placement support and preferential access to hospital & clinics of Dr. Om Parkash Eye Institute.

    There is a huge demand of optometrist in the country. The profession not only gives immense opportunities of employment but also gives student a chance of self-employment too. There are multiple options available to choose from depending upon career interests or ability to perform skill.

    Independent optometric clinic with optical store.

    Optometry practice management at eye institutions/hospitals as an optometrist

    A rewarding career in corporates in eye care industry such as contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses etc.

    Excellent job opportunities both in India as well as overseas.

    Optometrists typically do the following:

    • Perform vision tests and analyze results
    • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness, and various eye diseases
    • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other visual aids
    • Provide treatments such as vision therapy or low-vision rehabilitation
    • Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery
    • Promote eye and general health by counseling patients
    Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
    First Semester 45000
    Second Semester 45000
    Third Semester 55000
    Fourth Semester 55000
    Fifth Semester 55000
    Sixth Semester 55000
    Seventh Semester 45000
    Eighth Semester 45000
     

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